SK5739 : Newdigate House, Castle Gate, Nottingham

taken 30 days ago, near to Nottingham, Great Britain

Newdigate House, Castle Gate, Nottingham
Newdigate House, Castle Gate, Nottingham
One of the earliest surviving residential properties in central Nottingham, dating from around 1675 and Listed Grade II*. The listing includes the garden wall and railings. The French soldier Marshal Tallard was held prisoner after the Battle of Blenheim in 1704 LinkExternal link.
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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Date Taken
Friday, 26 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
Town Houses 
Period (from Tags)
Late 17th Century 
Building Material (from Tags)
Stucco 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5706 3959 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.0399N 1:9.1314W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5707 3958
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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