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Wenthill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Darrington, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6516 / 53°39'5"N

Longitude: -1.2644 / 1°15'51"W

OS Eastings: 448720

OS Northings: 417488

OS Grid: SE487174

Mapcode National: GBR MVM6.2Q

Mapcode Global: WHDCF.KG4Y

Entry Name: Wenthill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135504

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342489

Location: Darrington, Wakefield, WF8

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Darrington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Darrington St Luke and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(west side of road)
7/27 Wenthill Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1627 in gable wall of wing (modern datestone);
altered and restored. Coursed squared magnesian limestone, and daubed render
probably covering similar masonry; stone slate roof. L-shaped plan formed by
single-unit main range on north-south axis, with rear outshut, and 2-unit
crosswing at north end. Two and 2 1/2 storeys, one and 2 bays respectively; the
east front has a small gabled porch in the angle with the wing, a 4-light
recessed casement to the left, a similar 3-light window above this; and a
large chimney stack on the ridge in line with the porch; the left gable wall
has a 3-light window on each floor (matching those at the front), and a
3-step mounting block towards the rear. The wing has window a 4-light window
at 1st floor, and a 3-light attic window with stone mullions; continuous
dripbands over all these windows, that at ground floor carried round; modern
datestone inscribed:
ridged gable coping with kneelers; large chimney in centre of ridge.
Re-entrant wall has a 2-light stone mullion window at 1st floor (above
porch). The north return wall of the wing has windows of 3,3, and 2 lights at
ground floor, 4 and lights above, all with rendered surrounds. At the
rear, the gable of the wing has one window on each floor (4, 4, and 2
lights), the outshut has a modern addition at ground floor and a large gabled
dormer in the roof.
Interior; a large lateral beam in the main range; deep chimney stack 2; roof
trusses in the attic of the wing.

Listing NGR: SE4872017488

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

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