|Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire||
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are three grades of listing:
I, II* and II (in Scotland and Northern Ireland, it's A, B and C), covering about 500,000 buildings and structures.
There are about 17 grade II* listed buildings in the city, some are being restored such as the Bethesda Methodist Church in Hanley.
Others are in fair condition such as the Wedgwood Memorial Institute in Burslem.
Others are in a very sad state of neglect in spite of local attempts to have them restored, such as the Church of St. John the Evangelist in Hanley.
Over 180 buildings in the Potteries are listed - ranging from mile posts, a Saxon preaching cross to pottery bottle kilns.
Scheduled Ancient Monuments (SAM's): 17,700 structures of archaeological interest, such as standing stones.
The SAM's in Stoke-on-Trent are:
Hulton Abbey, Lawn Farm
Moat, Saxon Cross, Etruscan Mill and Chatterley Whitfield Colliery.
And it's not just
buildings that are listed.
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