SK8566 : Pear Tree Farmhouse

near to North Scarle, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Pear Tree Farmhouse
Pear Tree Farmhouse
On the corner of Eagle Road and Swinderby Road. Early 19th century farmhouse with some outbuildings. 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.
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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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
Former (from Tags)
Farmhouse 
Period (from Tags)
Early 19th Century 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick and Tile 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8504 6697 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:11.5816N 0:43.7169W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 85012 66977
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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