Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135550

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Aug-1986



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District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Warmfield cum Heath

National Grid Reference: SE 35667 19976


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SE 3519 and SE 3520 WARMFIELD-CUM-HEATH HEATH COMMON (south side)

6/81 Moorhouse (formerly 22.11.66 listed as Highways)


House and cottage, now one. Late C18 cottage, house c1800, mid C20 additions. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate and Welsh blue-slate roofs. 2 storeys. House on left: double-depth. 3-bay symmetrical facade. Doorway has architrave, triangular pediment and glazed overlight. Windows to each floor have flush plain-stone surrounds and original 12-pane sashes with thin meeting rails. Moulded eaves cornice. 2-span roof with original brick gable stacks to front roof, rear roof blue-slate. Cottage: 3 bays, lower than house. Quoins. Central doorway has plain-stone surrounds. Outer bays have smaller 12-pane sash windows than house. Brick gable stack to right. Rear: originally L-shaped. Mid-C20 projecting single-storey wing to left and lean-to linking with original cell to rear of house on right. Added C20 stack. Gable stack to right. Left-hand return has quoins between rear and front cells. Rear has large 12-pane sash window with plain surround and projecting sill to each floor. Right-hand return: sash window with arch-headed window above, the jambs renewed when addition to right with 2 sash windows was built in keeping.

Interior: remodelled in 1978 by Francis Johnson (architect, Bridlington) when much fine C18 woodwork from No 12, Cluntergate, Horbury (demolished) by Robert Carr for the Nortons was incorporated: open stair-hall has open-well stair, gun-barrel turned newel, finely-turned balusters, 3 to each riser, swept handrail; beam above the soffit decorated with Greek-key pattern and carved wooden bracketed moulded ceiling cornice. Dining-room: small fireplace with bolection-moulded surround, square Doric columns, full frieze and entablature casement-moulded cornice decorated with guttae. Sitting-room has small fireplace with architrave, impost and dropped keystone; carved wooden dentil cornice. Drawing-room extended reusing Doric pilasters and entablature; finely-carved C18-style marble and wood fireplace (designed by Francis Johnson, executed by Dick Reid).

Listing NGR: SE3566719976


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Legacy System number: 342386

Legacy System: LBS

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