SO4939 : Grade II listed former Broomy Hill Waterworks Lodge, Hereford

taken 7 years ago, near to Hereford, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Grade II listed former Broomy Hill Waterworks Lodge, Hereford
Grade II listed former Broomy Hill Waterworks Lodge, Hereford
Located to the north of the waterworks museum, alongside the road named Broomy Hill in the Broomy Hill area of Hereford. Built in the second half of the 19th century, grade II listed in February 1991.
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
Monday, 27 August, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 23 June, 2013
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Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4964 3941 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.0467N 2:44.1478W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4967 3941
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