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What is a listed and heritage roof?

so you own a grade 1 - 2 listed property or in a conservation location. or a heritage property.

Firstly what is the difference between these?

Let S S ROOFING SPECIALISTS Heritage roofers in Devon - Roofers North Devon help you with question. below is the simple terminology.

Categories of listed buildings

Much of the current structure was built in the 14th and 15th centuries.

There are three types of listed status for buildings in England and Wales:[30]

  • Grade I: buildings of exceptional interest.

  • Grade II*: particularly important buildings of more than special interest.

  • Grade II: buildings that are of special interest, warranting every effort to preserve them.

There was formerly a non-statutory Grade III, which was abolished in 1970.[32] Additionally, Grades A, B and C were used mainly for Anglican churches in use – these correspond approximately to Grades I, II* and II. These grades were used mainly before 1977, although a few buildings are still listed using these grades.

Listed buildings account for about 2% of English building stock.[33] In March 2010, there were about 374,000 list entries[19] of which 92% were Grade II, 5.5% were Grade II*, and 2.5% were Grade I.[34] Places of worship play an important role in the UK's architectural heritage. England alone has 14,500 listed places of worship (4,000 Grade I, 4,500 Grade II* and 6,000 Grade II). 45% of all Grade I listed buildings are places of worship.[35] Some of the listed churches are no longer in active use; between 1969 and 2010, some 1795 churches were closed by the Church of England, equaling roughly 11% of the stock, with about a third Listed as Grade I or II.[36]

There are estimated to be about 500,000 actual buildings listed, as listing entries can apply to more than one building.

See also Category:Grade I listed buildings for more examples of such buildings across England and Wales.

  • Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol

  • The Palace of Westminster, London

  • Humber Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire / North Lincolnshire

  • York Minster, York

  • Blackpool Tower, Blackpool

  • Albert Dock, Liverpool

  • Warwick Castle, Warwick

  • Montacute House, Somerset

  • Manchester Liverpool Road railway station, Manchester, the oldest surviving railway terminus building in the world

  • Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, North Wales

  • Portchester Castle, Hampshire

  • Quarr Abbey, Isle of Wight

  • Lloyd's building, London

  • King's College London Chapel, London

  • Tower Bridge, London

  • Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham

Examples of Grade II* listed buildings[edit]

The Bank Hall mansion house is a Grade II* listed building, due to the 17th-century clock tower, which features an original oak cantilevered staircase.The Johnny Haynes stand at Craven Cottage is a Grade II* listed building.

See also Category:Grade II* listed buildings for examples of such buildings across England and Wales.

  • Rise Hall, East Riding of Yorkshire

  • Battersea Power Station, London

  • Capel Manor House, Horsmonden, Kent

  • West House, Calderdale

  • Coliseum Theatre, London

  • Manchester Town Hall Extension, Manchester

  • Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough

  • Shibden Hall, Calderdale

  • St John's Jerusalem, Kent

  • Trellick Tower, London

Examples of Grade II listed buildings

See also Category:Grade II listed buildings for examples of such buildings across England and Wales.

  • Broomhill Pool, Ipswich

  • BT Tower, London

  • Whitechapel Bell Foundry, London

  • Birmingham Back to Backs, Birmingham

  • Surbiton railway station, London

  • The Kursaal, Southend-on-sea[43]

Locally listed buildings

Many councils, for example, Birmingham City Council and Crawley Borough Council, maintain a list of locally listed buildings as separate to the statutory list (and in addition to it). There is no statutory protection of a building or object on the local list but many receive a degree of protection from loss through being in a Conservation Area or through planning policy. Councils hope that owners will recognise the merits of their properties and keep them unaltered if at all possible.

These grades are used by Birmingham:

  • Grade A: This is of statutory list quality. To be the subject of notification to Historic England or the serving of a Building Preservation Notice if imminently threatened.

  • Grade B: Important in the citywide architectural or local street scene context, warranting positive efforts to ensure retention.

  • Grade C: Of significance in the local historical/vernacular context, including industrial archaeological features, and worthy of retention.

Crawley Borough Council judges buildings on five criteria: historic interest, architectural interest, group and townscape value, intactness and communal value. As of November 2010, there were 59 buildings on its local list.

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