Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1025126

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968



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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Ackworth

National Grid Reference: SE 44202 17940


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ACKWORTH PONTEFRACT ROAD SE41NW (east side) High Ackworth 2/13 Eden Place 25.3.1968 GV II

House, now local authority home. Probably later C18. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. Unusual single-depth linear plan with service element built as continuation at right-hand end (rather than at rear); and a garden house linked to this further to the right. Two storeys over cellars; 1st-floor sill band; principal element of 3 bays, symmetrical; a flight of 5 semicircular steps to a central doorway which has a pedimented Gibbs surround, and glazed and panelled door: 2 tripartite sashed windows at ground floor and three 12-pane sashes above, all these windows with raised plain surrounds; modillioned cornice and low blocking course; hipped roof with 3 ridge chimneys (one at right-hand end). Left return wall has a full-height semicircular bay with tripartite sashed window on each floor, and above the upper of these a Sun fire insurance plaque dated 1847. Service wing to right, slightly set back, of 2 bays, has 16-pane sashes at ground floor, 12- pane sashes above. Attached at right-hand end is single-storey 3-bay continuation with a wide central doorway flanked by pedimented gabled bays, that on the right being a single-cell garden house with 12-pane sashed window and a lunette in the pediment, that on the left, in matching style, a screen, to the linking passage. Interior: cantilevered stone staircase up rear wall.

Listing NGR: SE4420217940


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Legacy System number: 342613

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