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3-7, Wool Market

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6925 / 53°41'32"N

Longitude: -1.3105 / 1°18'37"W

OS Eastings: 445625

OS Northings: 422001

OS Grid: SE456220

Mapcode National: GBR MT9R.22

Mapcode Global: WHDC6.VG34

Entry Name: 3-7, Wool Market

Listing Date: 3 March 1975

Last Amended: 15 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342705

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 4522 SE
SE 4521 NE (north side)
5/66 8/66 Nos 3 to 7 (odd) (formerly
listed as 'Nos 3, 5 and 7')


Two houses, now one shop to ground floor and offices above. Late C18 with C20
alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond with brick and stone dressings and slate
roofs. Nos 3 and 5 to left, of three storeys and 5 bays, formerly with central
entry plan, 2:1:2. No 7, of 3 storeys and 3 bays. C20 shop front, not of special
interest, across full width of both houses. Nos 3 and 5 have first-floor sill
band and five tall plate-glass sash windows, central one in moulded stone
architrave, others below painted gauged brick arches. Above, 5 smaller plate-glass
sashes, central one in architrave, all with projecting stone sills. Moulded
stone cornice and brick end stack to right. No 7, slightly recessed to right,
has plain stone first-floor sill band and 3 tall C20 casement windows in original
openings with flat stone arches with incised voussoirs. Second floor has half-size
plate-glass sashes in similar openings. To far right a moulded hopper head to
original bracketed downpipe. Moulded stone cornice with later brickwork above
and brick end stack to right. Rear elevation of No 7 has original blocked first-
floor windows and a semi-circular-headed staircase window, plus 6-pane sash to staircase window plus 6 pane sash to
second floor, all with brick arches. Rear elevation of Nos 3 and 5 has early
C19 extension to right-hand 2 bays with 2 original plate-glass sashes to first
floor and similar above, all below flat brick arches. 3 left-hand bays have
original second-floor~windows~in similar openings. Hipped roof to later extension.

Listing NGR: SE4562522001

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

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