SK7882 : Church of St Martin, North Leverton

taken 3 years ago, near to North Leverton With Habblesthorpe, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Church of St Martin, North Leverton
Church of St Martin, North Leverton
The south door, dated around 1200. Still in Norman round arch style but with the moulding very much transitional to Early English with roll moulding and delicate dog-tooth decoration.
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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, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

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%)
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SK7882, 63 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Period (from Tags)
12th Century 
Style (from Tags)
Norman 
Primary Subject of Photo
Door 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7870 8225 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.8792N 0:49.1827W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7870 8225
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Church Doorway  Dog-Tooth  Grade I Listed 

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