CENTRAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE BLOCKS, WITH WALLS AND PAVILIONS ADJOINING NORTH AND SOUTH, AT ENTRANCE TO HM PRISON

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1258245
Date first listed:
19-Jan-1979
Statutory Address:
CENTRAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE BLOCKS, WITH WALLS AND PAVILIONS ADJOINING NORTH AND SOUTH, AT ENTRANCE TO HM PRISON, LOVE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CENTRAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE BLOCKS, WITH WALLS AND PAVILIONS ADJOINING NORTH AND SOUTH, AT ENTRANCE TO HM PRISON, LOVE LANE

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

District:
Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 32510 20879

Details

1. LOVE LANE 5115 (West Side) Central and administrative blocks, with walls and pavilions adjoining north and south, at entrance to HM Prison SE 3220 NE 1/189 19.1.79.

II

2. 1847 by Bernard Hartley, surveyor to West Riding Magistrates. Central block. One tall storey in the form of a triumphal arch. Rusticated ashlar. Modified Doric entablature under a tall parapet with pilasters rising through. Recessed centre holds two vermiculate rusticated Romn Doric columns in antis supporting an entablature and flanking a large studded door of 16 panels with a similar studded fanlight area. Voussoirs and vermiculate keystone above. Side bays hold round arched windows in coved reveals with voussoirs and bracketed cills; small panes and radial heads. From the back of this building short stretches of high rusticated walls correct with: b. Administrative blocks. Each is a 3-storey, 5-bay, double-pile building, forming a symmetrical composition although the south block has a later one-bay extension. Ashlar with raised quoins, plinth, wide 1st floor cill band and deep, bracketed eaves cornice to hipped, swept, slated roof, Two sets of stacks between ridges. Casement windows under heavy voussoirs; projecting cills on 1st floor, sunk apron panels on ground floor. Aedicule treatment to 1st floor centre window. Tripartite central entrance has double door with oblong fanlights and side lights in pilaster and entablature frame. Some windows blocked in the northern building. These buildings are said to incorporate some stonework from the original House of Correction. From north and south blocks run: c. Tall ashlar walls with rounded coping sweeping out in segmental curves to the front plane where small ashlar pavilions having plinth, vermiculate quoins, niche, cornice and blocking course, complete the composition.

Listing NGR: SE3251020879

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
444629
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.

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