Listed Buildings

Listed Buildings are those buildings which are considered not just to be of interest, but of special architectural or historic interest, and are included in a list published by the Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport.

Any building of special interest which is more than 30 years old and which meets certain criteria is eligible for inclusion on the statutory list.

The principal factors taken into account when considering a building for inclusion on the list are:
Architectural Interest : Buildings which are of importance to the nation for the interest of their architectural design, decoration and craftsmanship, and important examples of particular building types;
Historic Interest : Buildings which illustrate important aspects of the nation’s social economic, cultural or military history;
Close historical associations with nationally important people or events;

More than half of the 142 listed buildings in St.Helens represent three social and historic themes. These range from farmhouses and outbuildings, churches and memorials and industrial buildings. Whereas most of the farms date from the late 17th century to the late 18th century, most of the churches are late 19th century to early 20th century.

Click on the link below for a breakdown of all the Listed Buildings in St Helens.

Listed Buildings of St Helens

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