2018

NY0301 : St Cuthbert's Church, Seascale - May 2018

taken 6 years ago, near to Seascale, Cumbria, England

St Cuthbert's Church, Seascale - May 2018
St Cuthbert's Church, Seascale - May 2018
Grade II listed Church dating from 1879-1890 - details of the listing may be found: LinkExternal link

The Church is open daily and donations are welcome. There is no Guide Book. All queries should be directed through the Church web site at: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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


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NY0301, 62 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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The Carlisle Kid   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 12 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 May, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 037 011 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:23.7963N 3:29.0122W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 037 010
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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