OBELISK LODGE AND ATTACHED SCREEN WALLS, AT SE 406 18

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1253564
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1968
Date of most recent amendment:
09-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
OBELISK LODGE AND ATTACHED SCREEN WALLS, AT SE 406 18

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Location

Statutory Address:
OBELISK LODGE AND ATTACHED SCREEN WALLS, AT SE 406 18

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 40670 18578

Details

HUNTWICK WITH FOULBY NOSTELL PARK SE 41 NW AND NOSTELL 5/38 Obelisk Lodge and 25.3.1968 attached screen walls, at SE 406 18. (Formerly listed as Obelisk Lodge of Nostell Priory) - II*

Lodge with attached screen walls on drive to Nostell Park crossing Featherstone Moor from Pontefract. 1776, by Robert Adam. Sandstone ashlar. A prominent and distinctive structure in the form of a narrow pyramid pierced by a round-headed archway, which is framed by a massive Tuscan doorcase with pedimented entablature; a fluted frieze and moulded cornice is carried round from the pediment, and there is a blind oeil-de-boeuf above it; and a moulded impost band carried through the archway. Accommodation is provided in each side of the lower part of the pyramid, lit by narrow single light windows at ground floor of the front and 1st floor of the sides, and the chimney flues incorporated in the pyramid. (Apex of pyramid missing at time of survey, 1986). A short screen wall attached at each side terminates in a wide square pier. Wrought-iron double gates to the outer (northern) entrance, of straight-railing design but with lower panels of intersecting segments, small finials and pendants between the railings, and small decorative cresting.

Listing NGR: SE4067018578

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
436803
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: IOE01/15747/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dennis Carr. Source Historic England Archive
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