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listed building

(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

Any building designated as being of historic architectural interest by one of the many organizations dedicated to the preservation of historic architecture.
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The team seeks to preserve and enhance VG's historical features by designing the Grade II listed building in an Art Deco style--and transforming the building into a multi-functional space, housing stylish lounges, club meeting and business facilities.
Located on a bend in the road, and on a slope, the site was within a very busy part of Newcastle upon Tyne city centre, adjacent to offices, bars, a night club, hotel, NHS walk-in centre and a leading architects practice located in the Grade II Listed Plummer Tower - only four metres from the edge of the site.
--Leicester Square Gardens: Grade II listed William Shakespeare statue and fountain by G.
Another Grade II listed building was St Mary's Cathedral which opened in 1879.
Its complex, curved form was designed to resemble "animals drinking at a pool" and it was Grade II listed in 1998.
There is ample driveway parking, while the Grade II listed former smithy provides garaging and storage.
Set inside the old NatWest grade II listed bank building in Cardiff Bay, the old hall will be fitted with huge sound systems, lasers and lighting with performances by some of Wales' best DJs.
DEE Cottage is a Grade II listed building situated close to the town centre of Llangollen, but set within mature gardens of approximately one acre.
THE PLYMOUTH ARMS Crofft-y-Genau, St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6DU TEL: 029 2056 9173 WEBSITE: www.vintageinn.co.uk/theplymoutharmssaintfagans ATMOSPHERE: Situated near the National History Museum, St Fagans Castle and the River Ely, the Grade II listed pub boasts a cosy, rustic atmosphere including log fires and traditional features.
Halifax Estates, acting on behalf of Jockey Club member Lord Halifax, the owner of the yard, has asked Epsom and Ewell Borough Council for permission to convert the buildings on the site, which include a Grade II Listed indoor riding school, to offices, as well as building a total of 15 two-, three-and four-bedroom houses.
A TEMPORARY bridge has opened to replace a Grade II listed structure which had to be shut when it partly collapsed.