TQ3877 : Spanish Galleon Pub Sign, Greenwich

taken 7 years ago, near to Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Spanish Galleon Pub Sign, Greenwich
Spanish Galleon Pub Sign, Greenwich
Shepherd Neame
"Britain's Oldest Brewer", Shepherd Neame is an English regional brewery founded in 1698 by Richard Marsh in Faversham, Kent, from where they still brew.

Shepherd Neame have over 360 pubs in Kent, London, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire and Essex. [2010]

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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
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 16 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3828 7773 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.8978N 0:0.6012W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3828 7772
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