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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: 1135480



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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342634

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SE41NW 2/34 25.3.1968

ACKWORTH STATION ROAD (south side) Low Ackworth Nos 14 and 16 II

School, now 2 dwellings. Dated 1810 on parapet; altered. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. L-plan formed by 3-unit main range with wing added to rear of left end. Two storeys; symmetrical facade with slightly recessed centre with shaped parapet flanked by wider outer bays with pseudo-pediments; lst-floor band, and banded rustication to ground floor; the centre has 2 doorways, with panelled doors, overlights with reflected intersecting semicircular glazing bars, and side windows with glazing bars; the outer bays each have 3 windows at ground floor, to the left, two 12-pane sashes, to the right, 2 square 12- pane tilting casements; and on each side, between these, one very small 2- pane window; at 1st floor, the centre has two 12-pane sashes, and the outer bays have large 20-pane sashes. The parapet to the centre incorporates a large tablet inscribed:- BRITISH SCHOOL PUBLIC (illegible) 1810 History; probably built by British and Foreign Schools Society, established. 1808 for promotion of non-denominational education.

Listing NGR: SE4437017238

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National Grid Reference: SE4437017238


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