SE2932 : Former Church of St Matthew, Holbeck

taken 2 years ago, near to Beeston, Leeds, Great Britain

Former Church of St Matthew, Holbeck
Former Church of St Matthew, Holbeck
Gateway and west door. The gateway and the wall surrounding the churchyard are Listed Grade II separately from the church for group value.
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, 10 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Former (from Tags)
Parish Church 
Period (from Tags)
Early 19th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1832 
Style (from Tags)
Victorian Gothic 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2911 3220 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.1188N 1:33.5803W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2910 3220
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Early English Style  Church Doorway  Church Gateway  Grade II Listed 

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