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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: 1135475



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


District: Wakefield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Ackworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 11-May-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342620

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ACKWORTH PONTEFRACT ROAD SE41NW (west side) Low Ackworth 2/20 Quaker Meeting House 25.3.1968 with attached lodge (formerly listed as "Quaker Meeting House") GV II*

Quaker Meeting House. 1847. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. Rectangular plan 3 x 5 bays. Two storeys, in Classical style; symmetrical; pedimented 3-bay entrance front covered at ground floor by Tuscan colonnade of coupled columns with plain entablature (continued to right as facade of lodge - see below); 3 doorways at ground floor, and three 12-pane sashes at 1st floor; with architraves, dentilled pediment, and an oculus within it; apex chimney (or pedestal to former bellcote?). Return walls and rear in matching style. Lodge attached at front right-hand corner, 2 x 2 bays and one storey, is incorporated within the colonnade, but with pilasters and semi-columns, has a narrow central doorway recessed between a pair of semi-columns, and a 12-pane sash in each side bay; right-hand return wall has coupled pilasters to left and right, a single pilaster in the centre, and similar windows. Interior: of Meeting House has a horseshoe gallery supported on slender iron columns, and at the rear end a raised floor approached by steps to left and right, and protected by plain panelling with ramped handrail.

Listing NGR: SE4414717281

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National Grid Reference: SE 44147 17281


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