SUMMER-HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES WEST OF MIDDLE LAKE AND 75 METRES NORTH OF BOUNDARY WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253562
Date first listed:
09-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
SUMMER-HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES WEST OF MIDDLE LAKE AND 75 METRES NORTH OF BOUNDARY WALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUMMER-HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES WEST OF MIDDLE LAKE AND 75 METRES NORTH OF BOUNDARY WALL

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 40176 17601

Details

HUNTWICK WITH FOULBY NOSTELL PARK SE 4017 AND NOSTELL 6/33 Summer-house approx. - 100 metres west of Middle Lake and 75 metres north of boundary wall. GV II

Summer house (or Menagerie). Probably later C18, and perhaps by Robert Adam. Rendered handmade brick with standstone dressings (roof not visible). Cruciform plan formed by 2-cell main range, the front cell octagonal and the rear rectangular, with small side wings to the front cell. Gothick style. Single storey; symmetrical south-east facade has canted centre, central 2- centred arched doorway with rusticated long-and-short surround, double doors, and Y-traceried fanlight; a window in each canted side, in matching style; moulded cornice and low embattled parapet with trefoils in the cops. Single- bay slightly lower wings in matching style have 2-centred arched front and rear doorways, coved niches to left and right respectively, and similar parapets; the right-hand wing contains a wooden 2-seater earth closet, and the other may also have been a privy. The rear cell has a doorway in the east side (blocked) a 2-centred arched window in the west side, with a square window above, and a parapet like the front. Interior: front cell has Gothick-style arcaded panels, fireplace in rear wall with ogival overmantel, flanked by coved cupboard to left, doorway to right, rib-vaulted ceiling and diamond-pattern stone flagged floor. Item believed to contain or cover ice house.

Listing NGR: SE4017617601

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
436798
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: 26 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/14610/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dennis Carr. Source Historic England Archive
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