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Kings Croft

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6843 / 53°41'3"N

Longitude: -1.3298 / 1°19'47"W

OS Eastings: 444363

OS Northings: 421075

OS Grid: SE443210

Mapcode National: GBR MT4V.X1

Mapcode Global: WHDC6.KN0F

Entry Name: Kings Croft

Listing Date: 5 November 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135428

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342702

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 42 SW
(north-west side)
5.11.68 Kings Croft

Farmhouse, now hotel. Probably early C19. Ashlar sandstone, Welsh slate roof.
Double-depth plan, 2 storeys and loft, 1:1:1 bays. Central 6-panel door below
fanlight with radial glazing bars in round-arched surround with canopy supported
on elongated consoles. Above, sash window with glazing bars. Outer bays form
projections of semi-circular plan, on each floor with a sash window with glazing
bars flanked by 8-pane sash windows, all in flush surrounds with projecting sills.
Cornice with blocking. Tall end stacks. Rear and left return mainly obscured
by C20 extensions which are not of special interest, with a round-headed window
in left gable. Right return: part-glazed door in surround with small canopy door in surround with small canopy
on brackets to its right; canted bay window with fenestration pattern as front
bow window and modillion cornice to pitched lead roof; above door, round-arched staircase
sash window with 20 panes plus radial glazing at the top; round-arched window
in gable.
Interior: ground-floor front room to left has door of 6 reeded panels in
architrave, panelled dado below chair rail and plaster wall panels with some
' indented corners, frieze of urns and tiny dentils and central ceiling decoration;
to right, dog-leg turned-baluster staircase.

Listing NGR: SE4436321075

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

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