SK5903 : Freemasons' Hall, London Road, Leicester

taken 8 months ago, near to Leicester, Great Britain

Freemasons' Hall, London Road, Leicester
Freemasons' Hall, London Road, Leicester
Comprising what were originally two separate houses (nos 78 and 80), early 19th century, separately 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
Saturday, 26 January, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 January, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Former (from Tags)
Town Houses 
Period (from Tags)
Early 19th Century 
Building Material (from Tags)
Rendered Brick 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5949 0385 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.7493N 1:7.3508W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5948 0383
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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