Crown Court House, Wood Street - Wakefield

Built in 1810 in the neo-Greek style with extensions of 1849 to1850. Two storeys, sandstone ashlar with banded rustication to all walls. Four columned Doric portico and one-storey side wings. The building has been bought by Wakefield Council and repairs to the shell of the building are complete. The interior remains in poor repair. It is proposed to use the building as a cultural hub, with a mix of leisure, food and drink, workspace and community uses.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CROWN COURT HOUSE
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1258996
    Local Planning Authority:
    Wakefield
    Site Type:
    Civil > Public building

Location

    Building Name:
    Crown Court House
    Street Name:
    Wood Street
    County:
    West Yorkshire
    District / Borough:
    Wakefield
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Wakefield
    Region:
    North East and Yorkshire

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Fair
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
    Previous Priority:
    E
    Ownership:
    Local authority
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Giles Proctor 01904 601981