SK6023 : Barn and house, Church Street

near to Wymeswold, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Barn and house, Church Street
Barn and house, Church Street
The barn dates probably from the late 18th century. It has now been converted to residential use. Listed Grade II.
The house (24 Church Street) is later, from about 1820. It has odd proportions for a house of this period, which would typically be symmetrical. Listed grade II.
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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2011
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Village, Rural settlement  Historic sites and artefacts  Lowlands 
Barn (from Tags)
Converted 
Period (from Tags)
18th Century  Early 19th Century 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick and Slate 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6036 2346 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:48.3195N 1:6.3640W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6034 2346
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