SE6051 : The Black Swan, Peasholme Green

taken 5 months ago, near to York, Great Britain

The Black Swan, Peasholme Green
The Black Swan, Peasholme Green
This dates back to the late 16th century, with extensions in the 17th and 20th centuries. The exterior has been substantially restored but much original material survives indoors. Listed Grade II*.
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
Sunday, 9 December, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 13 December, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Period (from Tags)
Late 16th Century 
Building Material (from Tags)
Timber Frame 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6074 5195 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.6047N 1:4.5457W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6071 5197
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Public House  Black and White Architecture  Grade II(star) Listed 

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