SS5632 : Former Brannam's Pottery, Litchdon Street, Barnstaple

taken 1 year ago, near to Barnstaple, Devon, Great Britain

Former Brannam's Pottery, Litchdon Street, Barnstaple
Former Brannam's Pottery, Litchdon Street, Barnstaple
A blue plaque LinkExternal link is on the wall near the doorway.
The pottery which dates from at least 1830,
possibly much earlier, was acquired before 1840
by the Brannam family who ran it until 1979.
The former pottery is Grade II listed.
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
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Jaggery and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SS5632, 272 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 24 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Former (from Tags)
Pottery 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 5601 3287 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.6222N 4:3.4106W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 5600 3287
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Grade II Listed 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image Type (about): geograph 
This page has been viewed about 9 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register