TQ2080 : Acton swimming baths chimney

taken 6 years ago, near to Acton, Ealing, Great Britain

Acton swimming baths chimney
Acton swimming baths chimney
A fine example of terracotta decorative work from around 1910, it will hopefully survive the demolition of the baths that it served. 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, covered by around 375,000 listings.
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, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

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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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Name (from Tags)
Acton Borough Council 
Material (from Tags)
Terracotta 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2035 8002 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.3784N 0:16.0388W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2037 7994
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Chimney  Former Indoor Swimming Pool 

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