SK6835 : 24 Fern Road, Cropwell Bishop

near to Cropwell Bishop, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

24 Fern Road, Cropwell Bishop
24 Fern Road, Cropwell Bishop
17th century timber-framed house, with plastered infill. The coped gables with square kneelers are typical of the district. Listed Grade II.
(There is apparently dendrochronological evidence that dates the house to the end of the 16th century but I have been unable to verify this; the 17th century date is taken from the listed building text.)
Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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Monday, 3 October, 2011   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 5 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Housing, Dwellings 
Building Material (from Tags)
Timber Frame  Plaster 
Period (from Tags)
17th Century 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6855 3548 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:54.7430N 0:58.9243W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6854 3549
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