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Latitude: 53.612 / 53°36'43"N
Longitude: -1.5625 / 1°33'44"W
OS Eastings: 429042
OS Northings: 412914
OS Grid: SE290129
Mapcode National: GBR KVJN.JY
Mapcode Global: WHCBB.ZG4V
Entry Name: The Pheasantries in Bretton Park
Listing Date: 22 November 1966
Last Amended: 21 June 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135464
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342589
Location: West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4
Civil Parish: West Bretton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE21SE WEST BRETTON PARK ROAD
(south side, off)
8/93 The Pheasantries in
22.11.66 Bretton Park.
House now 2 dwellings. Dated 1749. Probably by Sir William Wentworth for
his own estate. Coursed squared stone with quoins. Stone slate roof. Two
storeys. Symmetrical 5-bay facade, the centre 3 bays breaking forward
slightly and pedimented. Well detailed and proportioned giant Tuscan
Venetian window, centrally placed, with glazing bars to upper part. Entrance
to left and right (the former now totally glazed) and a further blocked
entrance to left. Two former 2-light windows to 1st floor and each end bay
has a former 3-light window to each floor that to ground floor left now a
patio door. All mullions removed. C20 casements. Sundial in tympanum of
pediment, no gnomon. Hipped roof. Two ashlar stacks. Rear: later addition
to right. Quoined entrance with well-inscribed lintel "WW 1749" (William
Wentworth). Four 1st-floor windows formerly with centre mullions (one only
Interior: not inspected.
N. Pevsner. The Buildings of England. 1967
Listing NGR: SE2904212914
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