TL4458 : Screen, St John's College

taken 5 months ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Screen, St John's College
Screen, St John's College
Grade II listed. LinkExternal link
St John's College
St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.The full formal name of the college is "The Master, Fellows and Scholars of the College of St John the Evangelist in the University of Cambridge". The college was founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort, in 1511. The aims of the College, as specified by its Statutes, are the promotion of education, religion, learning and research.
Most of the buildings are Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
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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, 11 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Boundary, Barrier  Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4481 5876 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.4825N 0:7.0713E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4482 5876
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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