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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.


List entry Number: 1135459



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: 15-Nov-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342680

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PONTEFRACT MARKET PLACE SE 4521 NE (south-east side) 8/41 Nos 37 and 39 GV II

Emporium, now shop. 1894. For England's furnishing and ironmongers' store. Biege terracotta made by Leeds Fireclay Company, probably originally facing a cast-iron framed building, now replaced by a late C20 building; Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 1:1:1:1 bays. Third bay forms shop entrance, with round-arched portal on ground floor and projecting canted bay on floors above; flanked on ground floor by C20 plate-glass shop windows, above which are basket-arched first-floor windows, and 2-light second-floor windows. Above is a frieze, divided into panels by capitals above divisions below treated as pilasters, and panels are cast with lettering "ENGLAND" "COMPLETE" "HOUSE"' "FURNISHER", except over canted bay which has scrolled foliage. Rich cornice with egg-and-dart motif. Panelled parapet with pierced panels, ball and urn finials, and central dormer with Dutch gable. Terracotta coping of segmental section. Narrow left-hand bay has arched through-passage entrance with transomed window on each upper floor and cornice below cusped parapet.

Listing NGR: SE4558421856

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National Grid Reference: SE 45584 21856


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