SJ8748 : Cobridge: 342 Cobridge Road

taken 4 years ago, near to Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Cobridge: 342 Cobridge Road
Cobridge: 342 Cobridge Road
This eighteenth-century Grade II listed building is the former 'Black Boy' inn.
For much detail on its history and fortunes see LinkExternal link
Historic England entry: LinkExternal link
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
Saturday, 24 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Stoke on Trent  Cobridge 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8757 4845 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:1.9910N 2:11.2083W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8754 4846
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Former Pub  Former Public House  Grade II Listed  Grade II Listed Building 

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