NO4202 : The Cardy Net Works building, Lower Largo

taken 1 year ago, near to Lower Largo, Fife, Great Britain

The Cardy Net Works building, Lower Largo
The Cardy Net Works building, Lower Largo
Built in the late 1860s as a net factory and sailcloth works, it operated for roughly 20 years until the local fishing industry went into some decline, and was converted to a rather fine and unusual private house in the late 20th century. Category B listed LinkExternal link in 1984.
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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NO4202, 153 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 August, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 4222 0263 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:12.7636N 2:55.9884W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 4221 0261
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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