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listed building

a building which has been designated by English Heritage or one of the other UK bodies as being of special architectural or historical interest. The rights of an owner to deal with the property are restricted depending on the importance of the listing.
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Variations on VAT rates don't just apply to listed buildings.
The planning authority has a duty to protect the setting of listed buildings, that is the surrounding environment.
uk - will soon publish information on all the UK's listed buildings.
On many occasions, listed buildings have fallen into an element of disrepair, where skirting board, plaster, windows and doors as well as other normal soft strip items either decay, crumble or in general fall into disrepair.
II* or Grade 2 Listed buildings are considered to be of special historical or architectural interest of national importance.
Historic England may be consulted by the council about whether the alterations would be appropriate, especially with more important listed buildings.
important are Grade Grade I listed Listed building consent is required to make alterations and while some home improvements, such as internal redecoration, can often be done without consent, many others, such as removing original features, knocking down walls and changing the windows and doors, can't.
The Old Hall, in New North Road, Heckmondwike and the Fleece Inn on Jepson Lane in Elland are both Grade II* listed buildings, achieving their listings in 1980 and 1968 respectively.
I'VE read a lot about listed buildings this week and become ever more frustrated at the lack of parity over how they are treated.