Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135530

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1986



Ordnance survey map of ORCHARD COTTAGE
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District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Woolley

National Grid Reference: SE3221512988


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SE3212 and SE3213 WOOLLEY NEW ROAD (west side)

7/133 Orchard cottage (formerly listed as cottage opposite Mount Farm)


Two cottages one partly converted to stable now used as single dwelling. Early C18 cottage altered to stable early C19 to right of slightly later, cottage. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roofs. 2 storeys. Each has 2-cell plan with direct-entry into 2nd cell. Left-hand cottage: quoins. 2 bays of windows with deep lintels to left of doorway with similar deep lintel. 1st-floor windows have narrow lintels just under eaves. Coped gable with kneelers to left. Central ridge stack. Earlier cottage, on right, breaks forward and is higher. Quoins. 2 bays of 3-light double- chamfered mullioned windows with almost square reveals to each floor. Right-hand window altered when tall central doorway inserted for horse access to stable. Both window and door have semicircular-arched lintels, doorway has tie-stone jambs, window has projecting sill. Gable stack to left. Rear: the 2 cottages are flush, with quoins at the division between the 2 builds. Former doorway (now window) to left has lintel painted "RYHILL POST OFFICE". 2 doorways to left (one blocked) have wooden lintels. 2 inserted 1st-floor windows. Right- hand return has 1st-floor doorway with monolithic jambs approached up flight of 3 stone steps.

Interior: both cottages have stop-chamfered spine beams of large scantling; one cell of left cottage has beamed ceiling with square cut joists.

Listing NGR: SE3221512988


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Legacy System number: 342438

Legacy System: LBS

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