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14 and 16, Station Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Low Ackworth, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6498 / 53°38'59"N

Longitude: -1.3302 / 1°19'48"W

OS Eastings: 444370

OS Northings: 417238

OS Grid: SE443172

Mapcode National: GBR MV47.TD

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.JJSC

Entry Name: 14 and 16, Station Road

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342634

Location: Ackworth, Wakefield, WF7

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ackworth

Built-Up Area: Low Ackworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ackworth St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE41NW
2/34
25.3.1968

ACKWORTH
STATION ROAD (south side) Low Ackworth
Nos 14 and 16

II

School, now 2 dwellings. Dated 1810 on parapet; altered. Sandstone ashlar,
slate roof. L-plan formed by 3-unit main range with wing added to rear of
left end. Two storeys; symmetrical facade with slightly recessed centre with
shaped parapet flanked by wider outer bays with pseudo-pediments; lst-floor
band, and banded rustication to ground floor; the centre has 2 doorways, with
panelled doors, overlights with reflected intersecting semicircular glazing
bars, and side windows with glazing bars; the outer bays each have 3 windows
at ground floor, to the left, two 12-pane sashes, to the right, 2 square 12-
pane tilting casements; and on each side, between these, one very small 2-
pane window; at 1st floor, the centre has two 12-pane sashes, and the outer
bays have large 20-pane sashes. The parapet to the centre incorporates a
large tablet inscribed:-
BRITISH SCHOOL
PUBLIC (illegible)
1810
History; probably built by British and Foreign Schools Society, established.
1808 for promotion of non-denominational education.

Listing NGR: SE4437017238

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