SK4746 : Former Greasley Board Schools, Beauvale

taken 10 months ago, near to Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Former Greasley Board Schools, Beauvale
Former Greasley Board Schools, Beauvale
This was the local primary school from its founding until 2011 when the school moved to modern premises nearby. Latterly named the Greasley Beauvale D. H. Lawrence Infant School in recognition of the fact that the author received his early education here. It is now occupied partly by an independent Christian School.

Like many schools of the period, it is divided into distinct Boys and Girls wings (left and right respectively) with a central admin block. The building is Listed Grade II.

There is a benchmark Link on the near end of the gable by the bus shelter.
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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Date Taken
Friday, 2 November, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 November, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe  Educational sites 
Period (from Tags)
Late 19th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1878 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick and Tile 
Person (from Tags)
D H Lawrence 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4788 4693 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:1.0522N 1:17.2635W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4787 4690
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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School  Grade II Listed 

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