SK7953 : Newark Antiques Centre

near to Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Newark Antiques Centre
Newark Antiques Centre
The former Independent (later Congregational) chapel off Lombard Street. Built 1822 (architect W Wallen) in neo-classical style. Converted to its current use before 1992. 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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Friday, 31 August, 2012   (more nearby)
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Friday, 7 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
1822 
Style (from Tags)
Neo-Classical 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7967 5381 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.5353N 0:48.7342W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 79680 53797
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