1960

SD6188 : Killington Hall, 1960

taken 64 years ago, near to Killington, Cumbria, England

Killington Hall, 1960
Killington Hall, 1960
A house of 1640 and 1803 attached to a now ruined 15th century pele tower (nearest the camera). Listed Grade II.

The Church of All Saints to the right is 14th century, 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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SD6188, 40 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Alan Murray-Rust   (more nearby)
Date Taken
April 1960   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 31 March, 2020
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6130 8899 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:17.7031N 2:35.7656W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6130 8894
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