TQ2080 : Goldsmiths' Buildings (4)

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

Goldsmiths' Buildings (4)
Goldsmiths' Buildings (4)
One of the residential units (or more correctly, judging by the position of the chimney, parts of two). Each unit comprises a small reception room, a small bedroom, a small kitchen and a small bathroom - for an asking price in 2011 of around £350,000. (But you do have the kudos of living in a Grade II* Listed property!)
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 )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Name (from Tags)
Goldsmiths 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick and Slate 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2086 8039 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.5713N 0:15.5905W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2086 8037
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Architectural Detail  Grade II(star) Listed Building  Almshouses (Former)  Chimney Stack 

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