SK7881 : Church of All Saints, South Leverton

taken 3 years ago, near to South Leverton, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Church of All Saints, South Leverton
Church of All Saints, South Leverton
The west wall. The sharp break between the masonry of the 14th century north aisle and the 12th century tower is very noticeable. The niche and blocked doorway in the aisle probably date to the original construction. The lancet in the tower is a 13th century insertion, and the blocked doorway is of indeterminate date.
There is a bench mark LinkExternal link on the far corner.
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, covered by around 375,000 listings.
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%)
Grade B (93%)

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SK7881, 68 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church Detail 
Period (from Tags)
14th Century  12th Century 
Style (from Tags)
Norman 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7832 8111 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.2679N 0:49.5419W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7832 8111
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Other Tags
Grade II(star) Listed Building  North Aisle  Decorated Style 

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