NETHERTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1300218
Date first listed:
14-Feb-1952
Statutory Address:
NETHERTON HALL, NETHERTON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NETHERTON HALL, NETHERTON LANE

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

District:
Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Sitlington
National Grid Reference:
SE 28061 16956

Details

SE21NE SITLINGTON NETHERTON LANE (west side, off), Netherton

6/36 Netherton Hall 14.2.52

GV II*

Gentleman's residence, now diviided into 2. Circa 1775, for the Perkins family. Ashlar. Stone slate roofs except left wing which is tiled. 3-bay main house of 3 storeys, single-bay 2-storey flanking wings in a symmetrical composition. Garden front: the windows to bays 1 and 3 are set in slightly projecting full-height panels which support a pediment, the central bay is thus in a recessed panel with a round arch in the tympanum of the pediment. Central 4-panel door and overlight with architrave and triangular pediment. Two-storey 3-light canted bows, with 12-pane sashes, to each side, with Diocletian windows to 2nd floor. Central single-light 12-pane sashes to 1st and 2nd floors. Ground-and lst-floor sill bands. Moulded eaves cornice. Blind quatrefoil in tympanum. The side wings are set back, that to left with 2 late C20 garage doors, and a small lst-floar single light. The right wing also has later openings except the ground-floor left window which was formerly an original door. Gable stacks except right wing. Rear: again symmetrical with central doorway above which is a full-height staircase window with round-arched head, sashes and glazing bars. Large 2-light windows to each side those to ground and 1st floors with 12-pane sashes. The side wings have similar 2-light windows and a door. Interior: longitudinal corridor forming a single-bay hall at the front and a single-bay stair-hall at the rear. The stair is of dog-leg type with slender turned balusters, ramped moulded handrail and moulded tread ends. A transverse central corridor links the service wings which formerly contained the servants' stairs. 6-panel doors, fireplaces in front rooms, window shutters, those to the front bays of vertically-sliding type hidden in compartments below the sills. The building shows segregation by status through the use of separate servants' stairs. C. Giles. Rural Houses in West Yorkshire 1400-1830. 1986. (for RCHME).

Listing NGR: SE2806116956

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
342529
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Giles, C, Rural Houses of West Yorkshire 1400-1830, (1986)

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: 28 Dec 2002
Reference: IOE01/10010/05
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