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THE MALT SHOVEL PUBLIC HOUSE

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: THE MALT SHOVEL PUBLIC HOUSE

List entry Number: 1135451

Location

THE MALT SHOVEL PUBLIC HOUSE, 1, CORN MARKET

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

County:

District: Wakefield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Nov-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342655

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

PONTEFRACT CORN MARKET SE 4521 NW (south-west side) 7/16 No 1 (The Malt Shovel 29.7.50 Public House) (formerly listed under Best Fair)

GV II+

Public house on site of older building. C14 cellar with late C19 public house above altered in C20. 2 storeys and cellar, 4 first-floor windows. Public house: red brick, faced with glazed tiles on ground floor and timber-framing on first floor; Welsh slate roof. Ground floor; to right, wide passage opening through to rear; to left segmental tripartite bow window and part-glazed door below overlight. First floor: studding with central braces, interrupted by paired casement windows. Windows and door have leaded glazing. Brick ridge stack to left of door. Interior, cellar under front of building: two bays of sexpartite rib vaulting, the ashlar ribs heavy and deeply chamfered, and running out into side walls, with a circular boss in each bay, the northern one damaged, the southern one with fine face mask; ashlar door suround has chamfered shouldered lintel, and is rebated for outward-opening door. A flagged barrel-vaulted passage curves as it climbs up to stone steps at rear of front range; bar has imported chamfered beams. The March 1968 Provisional List compares the cellar with one in Malton and a finer one in Gloucester. Recorded by West Yorkshire Archaeology Unit.

Listing NGR: SE4545421895

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National Grid Reference: SE 45454 21895

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