SK7953 : The Spring House

near to Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

The Spring House
The Spring House
Standing proudly in the fork between Millgate and Victoria Street. Dating from the early 19th century, with later modifications (The ground floor doors and windows are probably not original) 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
Friday, 31 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Period (from Tags)
Early 19th Century 
Building Material (from Tags)
Painted Brick  Pantiles 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7915 5332 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.2757N 0:49.2070W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 79135 53298
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