SD7109 : Oriel Window, Turkish Baths

near to Bolton, Great Britain

Oriel Window, Turkish Baths
Oriel Window, Turkish Baths
Detail of the fine terracotta detailing of this building on Great Moor Street LinkExternal link
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
Wednesday, 25 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 August, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Public buildings and spaces  Historic sites and artefacts 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick and Terracotta 
Former (from Tags)
Turkish Baths 
Date (from Tags)
1891 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7182 0901 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.6154N 2:25.6236W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 71831 08984
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