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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.

Name: 3-7, WOOL MARKET

List entry Number: 1135430



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


District: Wakefield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Mar-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Nov-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342705

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PONTEFRACT WOOL MARKET SE 4522 SE SE 4521 NE (north side) 5/66 8/66 Nos 3 to 7 (odd) (formerly listed as 'Nos 3, 5 and 7') 3.3.75


Two houses, now one shop to ground floor and offices above. Late C18 with C20 alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond with brick and stone dressings and slate roofs. Nos 3 and 5 to left, of three storeys and 5 bays, formerly with central entry plan, 2:1:2. No 7, of 3 storeys and 3 bays. C20 shop front, not of special interest, across full width of both houses. Nos 3 and 5 have first-floor sill band and five tall plate-glass sash windows, central one in moulded stone architrave, others below painted gauged brick arches. Above, 5 smaller plate-glass sashes, central one in architrave, all with projecting stone sills. Moulded stone cornice and brick end stack to right. No 7, slightly recessed to right, has plain stone first-floor sill band and 3 tall C20 casement windows in original openings with flat stone arches with incised voussoirs. Second floor has half-size plate-glass sashes in similar openings. To far right a moulded hopper head to original bracketed downpipe. Moulded stone cornice with later brickwork above and brick end stack to right. Rear elevation of No 7 has original blocked first- floor windows and a semi-circular-headed staircase window, plus 6-pane sash to staircase window plus 6 pane sash to second floor, all with brick arches. Rear elevation of Nos 3 and 5 has early C19 extension to right-hand 2 bays with 2 original plate-glass sashes to first floor and similar above, all below flat brick arches. 3 left-hand bays have original second-floor~windows~in similar openings. Hipped roof to later extension.

Listing NGR: SE4562522001

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National Grid Reference: SE 45625 22001


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