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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: 1252766



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


District: Wakefield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Hessle and Hill Top

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 435870

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HESSLE AND HILLTOP DONCASTER ROAD, SE 41 NW (north side) Wragby 5/17 Forge Cottage and - Rafters GV II

Pair of cottages. Probably later C18; altered. Handmade brown brick and some sandstone, stone slate roof. Rectangular plan, each cottage of 2 units with continuous rear outshut. Two storeys, both almost symmetrical; Forge Cottage (on the left) has joints in the brickwork indicating the position of the former doorway, Rafters (on the right) has a similarly blocked doorway with a stone lintel; both have 2 windows on each floor, all square, with stone sills, and those at ground floor with stone lintels; Forge Cottage has a 4-pane sash and a 2-light horizontal sliding sash at ground floor, but all other windows have altered glazing (with glazing bars). Chimneys at left gable and on ridge at junction. Left gable wall of Forge Cottage has an inserted doorway with small glazed porch and a 4-pane sash towards the rear, and stone quoins to the rear corner, the rear wall being of coursed squared sandstone. (Attached at right-hand end of Rafters is an altered former wagon house of stone, and at the rear a modern addition, neither of which is included in the item).

Listing NGR: SE4116717039

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National Grid Reference: SE 41074 17118


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