SK7585 : Barn on Low Street

taken 3 years ago, near to North Wheatley, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Barn on Low Street
Barn on Low Street
This appears not yet to have succumbed to the conversion trend and remains a largely untouched example of a late 18th century barn. Dated 1789 on this (west) gable on the ends of the tie bars, although this is difficult to distinguish in this view as they are quite small. 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, 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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SK7585, 38 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  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick and Tile  Pantiles 
Primary Subject of Photo
Barn 
Date (from Tags)
1789 
Period (from Tags)
Late 18th Century 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7584 8576 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.7969N 0:51.7085W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7583 8579
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Other Tags
Grade II Listed  Threshing Barn 

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