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Number 49 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6896 / 53°41'22"N

Longitude: -1.3138 / 1°18'49"W

OS Eastings: 445414

OS Northings: 421684

OS Grid: SE454216

Mapcode National: GBR MT8S.C3

Mapcode Global: WHDC6.SJL9

Entry Name: Number 49 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342693

Location: Wakefield, WF8

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Pontefract North

Built-Up Area: Pontefract

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Pontefract St Giles with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 4521 NW
(south-east side)
No 49 and attached
29.7.50 railings
(formerly listed as
'No 49')

House with attached railings, now offices. Late C18/early C19 with later
alterations. Painted brick with stone dressings and slate roof. Iron
railings. Two storeys on basement (3 storeys at rear), 3 bays with central
hallway plan. Ashlar plinth. Four stone steps to central doorcase with
original iron boot-scrapers to either side of top step. Deeply-recessed
double-leaf raised and fielded 6-panel door below radial traceried overlight in
doorcase with moulded architrave and moulded cornice on fluted consoles. To
either side there are dwarf stone walls to front with original railings which
have plain bars and standards with bulb bases and spear-head finials. Basement
has blocked opening to right. Ground floor has plate-glass sash windows, one to
right and 2 to left. Second floor has symmetrical arrangement of 3 sashes with
glazing bars, plus small inserted 4-pane sash to far right. All windows have
flat stone arches with incised voussoirs and projecting sills. Moulded hopper
head to bracketed downpipe to far right. Bracketed stone cornice. Concrete
coping to left gable. Brick end stacks halfway down front pitch of roof.

Listing NGR: SE4541421684

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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