ST6976 : 14th century church tower, Pucklechurch

taken 6 years ago, near to Pucklechurch, South Gloucestershire, Great Britain

14th century church tower, Pucklechurch
14th century church tower, Pucklechurch
The tower is on the west side of the Grade I listed St Thomas Becket church, Pucklechurch. LinkExternal link
Grade I and Category A listed buildings and structures

Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional, even international importance. There are over 6,000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is Category A
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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
Friday, 5 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Period (from Tags)
14th Century 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6991 7652 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.2094N 2:26.0849W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6988 7653
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Church Tower  Grade I Listed Church  Diocese of Bristol 

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