SK5722 : Detail of former barn, 19 Wymeswold Road

near to Hoton, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Detail of former barn, 19 Wymeswold Road
Detail of former barn, 19 Wymeswold Road
Showing to good effect the herringbone infill brickwork to the timber framing. The only window is the high-level panel above the door, clearly to ensure that the original brickwork is not disturbed.
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
Lowlands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Building Material (from Tags)
Timber Frame and Brick 
Barn (from Tags)
Converted 
Period (from Tags)
17th Century 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5756 2265 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.9009N 1:8.8643W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5758 2265
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