TQ2080 : St Mary's Church, Acton

taken 7 years ago, near to Acton, Ealing, Great Britain

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St Mary's Church, Acton
St Mary's Church, Acton
Mid 19th century replacement for an older and smaller medieval church. Built in 1865, the tower being added in 1877. 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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TQ2080, 245 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
1866  1865  1877 
Building Material (from Tags)
Sandstone and Brick 
Dedication (from Tags)
St Mary 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2001 8017 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.4636N 0:16.3295W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1996 8017
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Parish Church  Grade II Listed 

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