TQ3075 : Clock tower, Lambeth Town Hall

taken 8 months ago, near to Brixton, Lambeth, Great Britain

Clock tower, Lambeth Town Hall
Clock tower, Lambeth Town Hall
Lambeth Town Hall
Lambeth Town Hall, also known as Brixton Town Hall is the head office of the London Borough of Lambeth on Brixton Hill and Acre Lane, Brixton.
It is a Grade II listed building LinkExternal link , built in 1908, and designed by Septimus Warwick.

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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TQ3075, 312 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 13 June, 2018
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Public buildings and spaces 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3096 7523 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.6542N 0:6.9779W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3097 7526
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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