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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1025126



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


District: Wakefield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Ackworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342613

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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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National Grid Reference: SE 44202 17940


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