SK7953 : Pelham Mews

near to Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Pelham Mews
Pelham Mews
Built, as the name implies, for the servicing of horses. House and attached livery stables (in the courtyard through the arch). Early 19th century, Listed Grade II. The painted sign is an exceptional survivor. 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
Friday, 31 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Former (from Tags)
Livery Stable 
Period (from Tags)
Early 19th Century 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7955 5359 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.4177N 0:48.8449W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 79539 53620
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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