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Gardeners Cottage Including Attached Garden Walls, Sheds and Cart Sheds

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bretton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6148 / 53°36'53"N

Longitude: -1.5709 / 1°34'15"W

OS Eastings: 428482

OS Northings: 413229

OS Grid: SE284132

Mapcode National: GBR KVGM.PX

Mapcode Global: WHCBB.VD3M

Entry Name: Gardeners Cottage Including Attached Garden Walls, Sheds and Cart Sheds

Listing Date: 6 May 1988

Last Amended: 21 June 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342583

Location: West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

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

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Listing Text

(south side, off)

8/87 Gardener's cottage
including attached
garden walls, sheds and
cart sheds.


Cottage, garden walls, sheds and cart sheds. Early to mid C19. Ashlar,
Welsh slate roofs. Red brick garden walls. Single storey. The cottage is
centrally placed with the garden walls curving forward (south) to each side.
The sheds and cart sheds are lean-to against the rear of the left wall and
are curved on plan. The cottage: formerly a symmetrical 5-bay front the
centre bay breaking forward slightly and rusticated. Formerly a central door
(now a 12-pane sash) with flat arch. 12-pane sashes to each side, that to
far right now a doorway. Tall balustraded parapet. Hipped roof. 2 ashlar
stacks. Rear: the sheds form a low range whose window and door openings are
built skew in-line with the falling ground and are thus not rectangular. The
doors and glazing are shaped to fit. Deep plinth, moulded cornice and
blocking course. 9-bay cart shed to left of sheds, formerly open, now with
doors, separated by monolithic square stone piers with bases and caps.
Formerly the brick walls were continuous across the south side of the garden,
but the bottom wall has been demolished.

Listing NGR: SE2848213229

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

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