Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135420

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950



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District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 45440 21708


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PONTEFRACT ROPERGATE SE 4521 NW (south-east side) 7/52 No 43 29.7.50 (Ropergate House)


House, now offices. Late C18-early C19 with late C19 additions. Good brown brick in English garden wall bond with stone dressings and slate roof. Three storeys and basement. 5 bays, 1:3:1, with central hallway plan, plus 3-storey, 3-bay addition in similar style to right. Main facade has central 3 bays slightly advanced and pedimented. Ashlar plinth. Central double-leaf door of 6 raised and fielded panels below plain fanlight in archivolt on moulded imposts, set in engaged Tuscan column doorcase with plain frieze and moulded pediment. To either side, pairs of plate-glass windows. Above, 5 sashes with glazing bars, with glazing bars removed from lower sashes, crown glass in upper sashes, and on second floor 5 unequally-hung 9-pane sashes. All windows with projecting stone sills and wedge lintels with incised voussoirs and dropped fluted key- stones. Moulded and modillioned cornice and pediment, the latter with different brickwork in tympanum. Stone coped gables and brick end stacks. Addition to right has identical 3-bay elevation as that to main facade except for slightly different brickwork and inserted C20 doorway to central bay of ground floor, and brick blocking course above the cornice. Stone coping and external brick stack to right. Main block has late C19 canted bay windows to rear elevation. Interior: inner door of 6 indented reeded panels below fanlight; octagonal stairs hall to rear, with doors of 6 raised fielded panels and full height open-well staircase with slender turned balusters and with domed skylight.

Listing NGR: SE4544021708


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