SK7884 : Railings and gate at Crown Cottage

taken 3 years ago, near to Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Railings and gate at Crown Cottage
Railings and gate at Crown Cottage
Attractive cast iron railings and gate, likely to be contemporary with the house LinkExternal link. Listed Grade II for group value.
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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SK7884, 39 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Boundary, Barrier  Village, Rural settlement 
Material (from Tags)
Cast Iron 
Period (from Tags)
Late 18th Century 
Primary Subject of Photo
Gate 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7866 8451 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.0982N 0:49.1851W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7866 8450
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Gates and Railings  Grade II Listed 

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