Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135452

Date first listed: 05-Nov-1988

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Nov-1988

Statutory Address: 17, CORN MARKET


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Statutory Address: 17, CORN MARKET

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

District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 45412 21922


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PONTEFRACT CORN MARKET SK 4521 NW (south-west side) 7/20 No 17 (formerly listed 5.11.88 as 'Premises occupied by Woodhouse')


House, now shop. Mid C18 with early and late C19 additions and C20 alte- rations. Rendered brick with stone dressings and slate roof. Two storeys and 5 bays, central entrance and through-passage to left-hand bay. Plinth. Left-hand passage entrance to Jackson Court has rusticated semicircular headed archway with radiating voussoirs set in eared architrave below pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice. C20 shop front to right. Wide first-floor band. 5 first- floor sashes with glazing bars on plain sill band broken by projecting brackets sills to outer and central windows. Outer windows below floating cornices, central window in architrave below cornice supported by fluted consoles. Moulded and bracketed stone cornice to hipped roof with brick rear and side wall stacks. Rear elevation has 2-storey early C19 bow with small-pane windows to back of original house, which also has a substantial double cogged and stepped brick cornice and mid-C19 addition to left. Addition altered to ground floor but with original sashes, some with glazing bars missing, to first and second floors; all below original flat brick arches and with stone sills. Interior has, to rear right, good mid-cl8 staircase of curving open-well plan with paterae on open string; this is lit by a Venetian window in the surving wall with Ionic inner columns and outer pilasters, pulvinated frieze and dentil cor- nice over outer lights; modillion cornice to ceiling; first-floor front room to Left has acanthus-leaf decoration to ceiling cornice and frieze; first-floor front room to right has coved ceiling.

Listing NGR: SE4541221922


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