SK4741 : Park Cemetery Chapels, Ilkeston

taken 8 months ago, near to Ilkeston, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Park Cemetery Chapels, Ilkeston
Park Cemetery Chapels, Ilkeston
A typical layout with a pair of chapels, for Anglicans and others respectively, flanking a covered carriageway. Designed in Gothic style by the Borough Surveyor, A J Kilford, built 1910. 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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Date Taken
Friday, 28 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Friday, 4 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Period (from Tags)
Early 20th Century 
Style (from Tags)
Date (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4700 4170 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.2363N 1:18.0960W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4697 4169
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Cemetery Chapel  Grade II Listed 

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