SJ8746 : Shelton: St Mark's Church

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

Shelton: St Mark's Church
Shelton: St Mark's Church
A Commissioner's Church of 1831-34, with later additions. Grade II listed.

Historic England entry: LinkExternal link
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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
Saturday, 5 November, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Shelton 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8788 4685 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:1.1285N 2:10.9273W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8791 4684
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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