ST6979 : Ye Olde Inne, Westerleigh

taken 8 months ago, near to Westerleigh, South Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Ye Olde Inne, Westerleigh
Ye Olde Inne, Westerleigh
17th century building, with later additions and alterations, located on the south side of Westerleigh Road.
The building was Grade II listed in 1952 (as the King's Arms Inn).
The top of the Church of St James the Great is in the background.
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
Thursday, 20 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6991 7965 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.8979N 2:26.1010W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6987 7966
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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