SK5739 : Newcastle House

taken 3 months ago, near to Nottingham, Great Britain

Newcastle House
Newcastle House
The rear of the former Viyella Factory, built originally between 1931-33 in art-deco style and Listed Grade II. The staircase towers and the façade between them are a late 20th century addition, but sympathetic to the original style without being pastiche.
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  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Former (from Tags)
Factory 
Period (from Tags)
1930s  Late 20th Century 
Style (from Tags)
Art Deco 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5701 3931 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.8892N 1:9.1790W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5697 3926
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Office Conversion  Grade II Listed 

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