2018

NY4055 : 31 37 Fisher Street, Carlisle

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

31  37 Fisher Street, Carlisle
31 37 Fisher Street, Carlisle
Late 18th century shops and warehouses; 31/33 dated 1776, 35/37 forming the corner building. Modern shop fronts at ground level. Listed Grade II as a single item..
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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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Business, Retail, Services City, Town centre Former: Warehouse Period: Late 18th Century Date: 1776 Building Material: Rendered Brick other tags: Retail Premises Grade II Listed Pedestrianised Street Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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Alan Murray-Rust   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 8 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 July, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4005 5597 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.6910N 2:56.1751W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4004 5595
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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