GATEWAY AND LODGES FOR OLD MILITARY DEPOT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135425

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: GATEWAY AND LODGES FOR OLD MILITARY DEPOT, SKINNER LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: GATEWAY AND LODGES FOR OLD MILITARY DEPOT, SKINNER LANE

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

District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 45644 22181

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History

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Details

PONTEFRACT SKINNER LANE SE 4522 SE (west side) 5/58 Gateway and lodges for Old Military 13.7.87 Depot II

Gateway and lodges. c 1859. Ashlar sandstone, Welsh slate roofs. 2 storeys; central gateway flanked by projecting turrets, with attached lodges, all canted around corner site. Central gateway has leaved studded doors, each of 10 panes, set within tall segmental-pointed-arched opening which has stop-chamfered jambs and moulded arris to voussoired arch. Above, pointed-arched Lombard frieze supports crenellated parapet. Turrets have double-chamfered plinths, and are battered, with a slit on each floor and an inserted small window between the slits to the left tower;.triple-corbelled machiciolations to crenellated parapets; ground-floor slits on inner returns. Outer ranges have, to left, a square window and a slit on each floor; to right a rock-faced plinth, a ground-floor 2-light mullion window and 3 first-floor slits; both have triple-corbelled machiciolations to crenellated parapets. Hipped roofs over lodges, with corbelled corniced stacks at outer ends. Rear: plain arch, but jambs stop-chamfered; ground-floor windows formerly of 3 lights, 2-light first-floor windows. Parapets as at front. Northern lodge is of L-shaped plan, with first-floor 2-light window above roof of wrapped-round outbuildings. Access to lodges from doorways inside archway. The gateway formed the entrance to the Military Depot of the Pontefract Corps of the West Yorkshire Rifle Volunteers. It was disused at the time of the re-survey. The brick ranges outside the lodges are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SE4564422181

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 342697

Legacy System: LBS

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