SK4638 : Middlemore's Almshouses, Stanton-by-Dale

taken 15 days ago, near to Stanton-by-Dale, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Middlemore's Almshouses, Stanton-by-Dale
Middlemore's Almshouses, Stanton-by-Dale
A group of 5 (originally 7) almshouses, built progressively between 1711 and 1904. Listed Grade II. Viewed from the churchyard.
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, 6 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Period (from Tags)
Early 18th Century  Early 20th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1711 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4653 3812 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.3080N 1:18.5467W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4649 3813
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Almshouses  Grade II Listed 

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