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Hundhill Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ackworth, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6631 / 53°39'47"N

Longitude: -1.3082 / 1°18'29"W

OS Eastings: 445813

OS Northings: 418730

OS Grid: SE458187

Mapcode National: GBR MV92.LM

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.W675

Entry Name: Hundhill Hall

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342606

Location: Ackworth, Wakefield, WF8

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ackworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: East Hardwick St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

ACKMORTH HUNDHILL LANE
SE41NE
(east side)
3/6 Hundhill Hall
25.3.1968
- II

Country house. Late C18 or early C19; slightly altered. Coursed squared
sandstone, stone slate roofs on 2 levels. U-plan formed by double-depth main
range with receding wings. Symmetrical composition with 3-storey 5-bay
centre and slightly set-back 2-storey 2-bay wings; band between ground floor
windows, and 1st floor sill-band; central doorway with glazed and panelled
double doors, moulded architrave, and cornice on consoles; tall 8-pane sashes
at ground floor, 6-pane sashes at 1st floor, and low 6-pane sashes at 2nd
floor, scrolled iron gutter brackets; hipped roof with 3 multiple-flue
chimney stacks behind the ridge. Flanking side wings have matching
fenestration and hipped roofs, that on the right with an inserted skylight;
attached to side wall of left wing is a low service wing (which is of less
interest); return wall of right wing has a tall canted bay window at ground
floor, and to the rear of this 3 windows at ground floor like those at the
front, and three 12-pane sashes above.
Interior: C17-style muntin-and-rail panelling in both front rooms, and in
rear room of right wing; ex situ overmantel in front left room, inscribed "CP
1616"; fine open-string staircase with 2 balusters per tread and wreathed
curtail; former kitchen in rear room of left wing (now boiler house) has
remains of former open fireplace with spit-rack (etc).


Listing NGR: SE4581318730

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