FORMER SOLICTORS OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135444

Date first listed: 15-Jul-1985

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Nov-1988

Statutory Address: FORMER SOLICTORS OFFICE, BAXTERGATE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER SOLICTORS OFFICE, BAXTERGATE

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

District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 45747 21913

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History

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Details

PONTEFRACT BAXTERGATE SE 4521 NE (south-west side) 8/4 Former Solicitor's Office (formerly listed as Baxter 15.7.85 Gate) GV II

House, then shop and office, disused at time of resurvey. Cl7 with late C19 refronting. Red brick in English garden wall bond; Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor windows, with lower bay to left. Main range has on ground floor, from left, C19 shop front; flush door; 2-pane sash window. First floor: 4-pane sash windows. Windows have projecting sills and brick shallow segmental arches. End stack to right. Left bay has matching window on ground floor and ashlar blind oculus above. Visible through shop window is a very fine C17 ceiling, with a central lozenge with acorns and oak leaf foliage, within border of grapes and vine leaves; with pomegranates and vine trail fronds on outside of each corner, and contemporary simple moulded deep cornice; to rear, late C18 or early C19 turned baluster staircase. Earlier list description dates ceiling to c1630 and compares it to similar designs at the Nunnery, Arthington and Headlands Hall, Liversedge.

Listing NGR: SE4574721913

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 342643

Legacy System: LBS

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