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listed building

n
(Architecture) (in Britain) a building officially recognized as having special historical or architectural interest and therefore protected from demolition or alteration
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listed building

[ˈlɪstɪdˈbɪldɪŋ] n (Brit) (Archit) → edificio sotto la protezione delle Belle Arti
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Mr Bartlett pointed to listed buildings in London where consent had been granted but the inspector found the 'disruptive effect of the proposal' would fail to preserve the special architectural interest and significance of the listed building.
"The relevant Planning (Listed Buildings) (Wales) Regulations 2012 state that if there is any work proposed exterior to a listed building, then access proposals have to be included in the application, which they were.
Grade I buildings are of "exceptional interest" - and less than 5% of listed buildings actually make this grade.
The vast majority of listed buildings are Grade II listed, but more important ones are Grade II* and the most important are Grade I.
Many local councils identify locally listed buildings, which are considered to be historically important to the area but are not ocially listed.
II* or 2 Listed buildings are considered to be of special historical or architectural interest of national importance.
More important buildings are II* or Grade 2 Listed buildings are considered to be of special historical or architectural interest of national importance.
Kirklees and Calderdale have lots of listed buildings - including drinking halls with historic importance.
org.uk), Historic Scotland in Scotland (historic-scotland.gov.uk), and In Wales, Cadw, may be consulted by the council about whether the alterations would be appropriate, especially with more important listed buildings.