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British Listed Buildings Online

Welcome to British Listed Buildings, an online database of buildings and structures that are listed as being of special architectural and historic interest.

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Church of St Laurence Adwick le Street Doncaster

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Church of All Saints Clive Shropshire

Samuel Jones, my Great Grandfather laid the last stone on the new steeple. He was a Stone Mason by trade and also Sexton to the church as well as Grinshill. He also was a bell ringer following the installation of the new bells in the new steeple construction.

Michael Crick, 22 November 2016

Thirsk Hall Thirsk North Yorkshire

Also, further to my comments of two minutes ago: At the south end of the house, only the first storey is a later addition. It was added in 1914, above the existing C18 ground floor single storey section which is set back from the main frontage.

John Bell, 22 November 2016

Quatford Castle Bridgnorth Shropshire

Sorry Ann 1955 or 65 Has been a long time since I got up on top of the Dormer window

adam baker, 20 November 2016

Lido at Ynysangharad Park Pontypridd Rhondda Cynon Taf

The original Grade II listed Lido has been been restored to its former glory and updated for the 21st Century visitor. It has three heated open-air swimming pools, offering great opportunities for families, dedicated swimmers and social swimmers of all ages and abilities. Lido Ponty features include external and internal showers, heated [...]

Michael Benjaminm, 17 November 2016

14, 16 and 18, Church Street Eye Suffolk

Evidence that no18 was a medieval open hall with smoke blackening and crown post about 1500

Peter owen Bsc Mrics, 17 November 2016

Dormer Cottage Acton Turville South Gloucestershire

This property has been condemned at least twice as unfit for human habitation. Once before WW2 only to be reinhabited due to the housing shortage, and again in 1968, when my family were the tenants, and when I was an 11 year old boy living in a house riddled [...]

Barry Cleverly, 16 November 2016

Bank House Fountain and Statues of Orpheus and Eurydice in Front Garden of Bank House Blackburn Blackburn with Darwen

The inscription is on one of the bedroom windows and it says: "heaven protect this house and you until you bid this world adieu" . August 15th 1744.

Mansoor Geloo, 15 November 2016

Crawshay Obelisk SW of Castle Bridge Pontypridd Rhondda Cynon Taf

The entire inscription should read...I am a model of the only obelisk now standing at Heliopolis on the scriptures erected by Osortseen 1 the earliest of Pharoahs

Michael Benjaminm, 15 November 2016

Military Vehicle Museum Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle upon Tyne

The building is now housing a brewery and event centre - Wylam Brewery.

Steve Ellwood, 14 November 2016

Penmount Chapel,penmount Square Pwllheli Gwynedd

Lovely to see Penmount Chapel looking so beautifully preserved and maintained.My father lived just round the corner at 3 New St.All the family went to this Chapel and presumably my father was baptised here.He was Thomas Owen Roberts born December 28th 1905. Are the chapel records kept there or elsewhere?

Liz Cooley, 13 November 2016

Lobbs Shop Cottage St Austell Bay Cornwall

The following I have copied from paper work found belonging to my great uncle, Arthur Ash who was raised at Lobb,s Shop from 1902.Although not dated he probably set pen to paper in his teens just before the Great War and reads as follows. "Smuggling on Porthpean Beach". [...]

Chris Williams, 13 November 2016

Lobbs Shop Cottage St Austell Bay Cornwall

Polventon Tenement With reference to my previous knowledge of the cottage, further research has established that prior to acquiring the name Lobb's Shop the cottage was known as the Polventon Tenement.Polventon being the name of the area and part of the Sawle,s Estate( it appears in marriage documents of the mid [...]

Chris Williams, 13 November 2016

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