Listed buildings

When a building is listed, the entire building is protected, both inside and out. This includes fixtures and fittings and land immediately surrounding the building.

Plymouth as over 750 listed buildings. You can search the full list of locations on the Historic England website.

Search for a listed building

Listed buildings are classified by their importance:

  • Grade I: buildings of exceptional interest
  • Grade II* (known as Grade 2 starred): buildings of more than special interest, often with fine interior
  • Grade II: buildings of special interest

Apply for listing

Historic England is responsible for listing buildings, although anyone can nominate a building.

Apply for listing

Information in relation to both listing and scheduling of buildings and monuments can be found below:

 Listed building and scheduled ancient monuments factsheet [PDF, 188KB]

 Principles of repair for historic buildings [PDF, 173KB]