QUAKER MEETING HOUSE WITH ATTACHED LODGES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1135475

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 11-May-1988

Statutory Address: QUAKER MEETING HOUSE WITH ATTACHED LODGES, PONTEFRACT ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: QUAKER MEETING HOUSE WITH ATTACHED LODGES, PONTEFRACT ROAD

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

District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Ackworth

National Grid Reference: SE 44147 17281

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 342620

Legacy System: LBS

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