HUNTWICK GRANGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252809
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1968
Statutory Address:
HUNTWICK GRANGE, HUNTWICK LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
HUNTWICK GRANGE, HUNTWICK LANE

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

District:
Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Huntwick with Foulby and Nostell
National Grid Reference:
SE 40598 19488

Details

HUNTWICK WITH FOULBY HUNTWICK LANE SE 41 NW AND NOSTELL (west side) 5/24 Huntwick Grange - - II House, now farmhouse. Early to mid C17 (ex situ datestone 1640), probably in 2 or more builds; altered in C19. Coursed dressed sandstone blocks, slate roof. Rectangular plan composed of a 2-unit front range with coupled 2-unit rear wings of unequal widths and different builds, with a short side wing to the rear left-hand corner. Two storeys and attics; chamfered plinth; south front of 2 bays, almost symmetrical, has a central C19 doorway (probably replacing a formerly wider doorway, as indicated by termination of plinth to each side), 2 tall 4-pane sashes at ground floor and 2 square 4-pane sashes above; and gable chimneys, that at the right-hand (east) end external. The left return wall has a 3-light mullioned stairlight towards the rear of the front range , a small C19 window vertically above this, a 2-light mullioned window at ground floor of the wing, a narrow chamfered window at 1st floor and a smaller similar window under the eaves above this; the projecting side wing has an inserted doorway on the re-entrant side, and in the gable wall a narrow cross-window at 1st floor with a hoodmould, and a 3-light attic window (outer lights blocked) under a straight dripmould. The right-hand gable wall of the front range has an external chimney stack with 2 offsets, flanked by a restored cross-window and an inserted doorway at ground floor, 3-light transomed windows at 1st floor (the left with ovolo-and-fillet mullions, the other restored), and small chamfered attic windows above (that on the right blocked); the wing continuing to the rear has a chamfered Tudor-arched doorway with cambered lintel, altered as a window, a modern 3-light casement to the right, and three 4-pane sashes above. The rear gable of this (east) wing has a very large external chimney stack with offsets, a small square window (blocked) to the right at 1st floor, and little attic windows flanking the chimney above; interrupted coursing at the junction with the gable of the other west wing, which has a 3-light transomed window and a 3-light mullioned window at ground floor, both with hoodmoulds, a similar transomed window at 1st floor and a 3-light mullioned window to the attic (outer lights blocked), both with straight dripmoulds. Interior: numerous features of interest, including a very large stone arched fireplace in the rear gable of the east wing (now mostly concealed), in the parlour to the front of this side a carved Jacobean overmantel to the fireplace, and a very fine inlaid panelled door with ornamental strap hinges; muntin-and-rail panelling in this room (part restored) and in the chamber above; similar panelling in the chamber at the rear of the west wing, with a moulded plaster frieze of pomegranates and acanthus leaves; and similar panelling at the top level of the staircase; C18 bolection-moulded panels and fireplace in the chamber at the rear of the east wing; an arched brick fireplace in the attic above this. An ex-situ datestone, now used as a fireback in the parlour, has raised lettering:- ¨l640¨ I W History: Huntwick Grange was home of Sir Richard Saltonstall, member of Massachusetts Bay Company, who emigrated to New England in 1630.

Listing NGR: SE4059819488

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
435933
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/10694/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Robson. Source Historic England Archive
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