SE6119 : View from Pollington Bridge

near to Pollington, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

View from Pollington Bridge
View from Pollington Bridge
TheAire & Calder Navigation in the foreground, Pollington Hall (mid 18th century, listed Grade II) beyond. Behind are the H+H aerated concrete plant and Eggborough Power Station.
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
Tuesday, 27 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Industry  Historic sites and artefacts  Lowlands  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Aire and Calder 
Place (from Tags)
Eggborough Power Station 
Period (from Tags)
18th Century 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 611 194 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.0938N 1:4.5572W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 612 193
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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