SS8591 : Grade II listed Colonel North Memorial Hall, Maesteg

taken 8 years ago, near to Maesteg, Bridgend/Pen-y-Bont ar Ogwr, Great Britain

Grade II listed Colonel North Memorial Hall, Maesteg
Grade II listed Colonel North Memorial Hall, Maesteg
Located in Talbot Street next door to the post office. Link
Built as a workmen's hall and institute. The year 1897 is shown in the name and date stone above the doorway. The hall was named for the benefactor Colonel North who donated £500 towards the cost of its construction and made an annual donation of books to the library. Grade II listed in July 1997.
At the date of this view, the building was the premises of Leisureland Amusement Centre.
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
Thursday, 17 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 853 913 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.5288N 3:39.4669W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 852 913
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Amusement Centre  Grade II Listed  Former Workmens Hall 

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