Following advice from English Heritage, the crossing immortalised by the cover of The Beatles' 1969 LP Abbey Road has been recognised for its "cultural and historical importance", BBC News reports.
Minister for tourism and heritage John Penrose said: "This London zebra crossing is no castle or cathedral but, thanks to the Beatles and a ten-minute photo-shoot one August morning in 1969, it has just as strong a claim as any to be seen as part of our heritage."
Roger Bowdler, head of designation at English Heritage, added: "This is obviously an unusual case and, although a modest structure, the crossing has international renown and continues to possess huge cultural pull - the temptation to recreate that iconic 1969 album cover remains as strong as ever.
"Together with the nearby Abbey Road studios, also listed at Grade II on our advice, they remain a Mecca for Beatles fans the world over."
The crossing on which the band were photographed by Ian Macmillan was in fact moved several metres for traffic management reasons over 30 years ago.
Beatles singer and bassist Paul McCartney said: "It's been a great year for me and a great year for The Beatles and hearing that the Abbey Road crossing is to be preserved is the icing on the cake."