NT2675 : Pilrig Free Church

taken 2 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Pilrig Free Church
Pilrig Free Church
1861 by Peddie & Kinnear, described as a “Heavy rectangular-plan Italian Gothic church” Listed Category A.

There is a bench mark LinkExternal link on the near corner of the church.
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
Tuesday, 10 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 13 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Period (from Tags)
Mid 19th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1861 
Style (from Tags)
Victorian Gothic 
Listed Building (from Tags)
Category A 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2655 7516 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.8286N 3:10.6899W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2656 7512
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Free Church of Scotland 

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