TQ2871 : Furzedown House, Graveney School

taken 8 years ago, near to Upper Tooting, Wandsworth, Great Britain

Furzedown House, Graveney School
Furzedown House, Graveney School
A Grade II listed former house on Spalding Road.
Now part of Graveney Secondary school, a secondary school with specialist Technology College status.

See LinkExternal link for more details about the listed house.
The school has various buildings on the large campus.

In the background is TQ2871 : London Institute, Spalding Road.
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%)

Read more at Wikipedia LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 December, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 14 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2864 7107 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.4430N 0:9.0710W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2856 7109
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