2016

NU1705 : Jubilee Hall, Newton on the Moor

taken 7 years ago, near to Newton on The Moor, Northumberland, England

Jubilee Hall, Newton on the Moor
Jubilee Hall, Newton on the Moor
Built in 1887 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. Listed Grade II including the adjacent dwelling which was part of an earlier cottage and the wall on the west side of the forecourt.
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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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Newton on the Moor [25] · Jubilee Hall [6] · Cottage [4] · Wall [2] Other Photos: · Reading room, Newton on the Moor Title Clusters: · Jubilee Hall, Newton on the Moor [4] ·
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NU1705, 28 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Alan Murray-Rust   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 January, 2017
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 1706 0533 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:20.5029N 1:43.9543W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 1708 0531
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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