SK8361 : Holly House

near to Collingham, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Holly House
Holly House
An 18th century house with the top storey added in the 19th century. It uses traditional flemish bond with light headers to create the chequered pattern that is distinctive of the region. 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, 5 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Housing (from Tags)
Detached House 
Period (from Tags)
18th Century  19th Century 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick and Slate 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8303 6181 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.8183N 0:45.6017W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 83049 61789
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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