SJ9271 : Sutton Lane Ends Bridge

taken 25 days ago, near to Sutton Lane Ends, Cheshire, Great Britain

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Sutton Lane Ends Bridge
Sutton Lane Ends Bridge
An attractive stone bridge over the Rossendale Brook. Dated 1839 LinkExternal link and Listed Grade II. There is no public access onto the riverside to get a better view.
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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SJ9271, 86 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 May, 2018
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport 
Bridge (from Tags)
Road Over Stream  Stone Arch 
Period (from Tags)
Mid 19th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1839 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9290 7106 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.1913N 2:6.4700W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9291 7106
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Grade II Listed 

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