SK1729 : The Thatched Cottage, Coton in the Clay

taken 1 month ago, near to Hanbury, Staffordshire, Great Britain

The Thatched Cottage, Coton in the Clay
The Thatched Cottage, Coton in the Clay
Mid 16th century timber framed cottage, possibly incorporating a cruck frame, with 17th century refacing.
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
Tuesday, 17 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Building Material (from Tags)
Timber Frame 
Period (from Tags)
Mid 16th Century 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1703 2915 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.5744N 1:44.9106W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1701 2914
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Thatched Cottage  Grade II Listed 

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