Crown Court House, Wood Street - Wakefield

Built in 1810 in the neo-Greek style with extensions of 1849 to 1850. Two storeys, sandstone ashlar with banded rustication to all walls. Four columned Doric pedimented portico and one-storey side wings. The building has been bought by Wakefield Council and repairs to the shell of the building are well advanced. The council are seeking a new use for the building.

Crown Court House, Wood Street - Wakefield
© Historic England

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:
    F
    Ownership:
    Local authority
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, CA