SK3447 : The Old King's Head, Belper

taken 2 months ago, near to Belper, Derbyshire, Great Britain

The Old King's Head, Belper
The Old King's Head, Belper
This part of the pub, with its stone-mullioned window, dates back to at least the early 18th century. Listed Grade II. There is a bench mark LinkExternal link on the right hand corner of the building.
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
Sunday, 9 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Period (from Tags)
Early 18th Century 
Building Material (from Tags)
Stone and Tile 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3494 4730 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:1.3116N 1:28.8339W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3492 4730
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Public House  Grade II Listed 

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