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Eden Place

A Grade II Listed Building in High Ackworth, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6561 / 53°39'21"N

Longitude: -1.3326 / 1°19'57"W

OS Eastings: 444202

OS Northings: 417940

OS Grid: SE442179

Mapcode National: GBR MV45.83

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.HCMH

Entry Name: Eden Place

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342613

Location: Ackworth, Wakefield, WF7

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ackworth

Built-Up Area: High Ackworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ackworth St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(east side) High
2/13 Eden Place

House, now local authority home. Probably later C18. Coursed squared
sandstone, stone slate roof. Unusual single-depth linear plan with service
element built as continuation at right-hand end (rather than at rear); and a
garden house linked to this further to the right. Two storeys over cellars;
1st-floor sill band; principal element of 3 bays, symmetrical; a flight of 5
semicircular steps to a central doorway which has a pedimented Gibbs
surround, and glazed and panelled door: 2 tripartite sashed windows at ground
floor and three 12-pane sashes above, all these windows with raised plain
surrounds; modillioned cornice and low blocking course; hipped roof with 3
ridge chimneys (one at right-hand end). Left return wall has a full-height
semicircular bay with tripartite sashed window on each floor, and above the
upper of these a Sun fire insurance plaque dated 1847. Service wing to
right, slightly set back, of 2 bays, has 16-pane sashes at ground floor, 12-
pane sashes above. Attached at right-hand end is single-storey 3-bay
continuation with a wide central doorway flanked by pedimented gabled bays,
that on the right being a single-cell garden house with 12-pane sashed window
and a lunette in the pediment, that on the left, in matching style, a screen,
to the linking passage.
Interior: cantilevered stone staircase up rear wall.

Listing NGR: SE4420217940

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