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Stuart House

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolley, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6117 / 53°36'42"N

Longitude: -1.5084 / 1°30'30"W

OS Eastings: 432618

OS Northings: 412908

OS Grid: SE326129

Mapcode National: GBR KVXP.71

Mapcode Global: WHCBC.SHW1

Entry Name: Stuart House

Listing Date: 14 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342435

Location: Woolley, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Woolley

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

(east side, off)

7/130 Stuart House


Dower house to Woolley Hall now house. Late C17 with C19 and early C20
additions and alterations. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys
and attic. 2-cell house originally, with projecting bay added to front at
junction of the 2 cells and bay added to left end. One C17 3-light double-
chamfered mullioned window with cyma-moulded hoodmould survives to 1st floor
of 2nd cell. All other windows are C19 with deep lintels and projecting sills.
Projecting C20 bay carried to left on chamfered column has canted oriel and
parapet which continues over main roof. 3 gabled dormers to front pitch of
roof. Coped gable to left with stack, other gable stack to right. Added C19
bay slightly set back has doorway with monolithic jambs and overlight, and
square window with lintel and sill. All windows have glazing altered to
casements. Rear: now entrance front. Added bay to left has 2 windows retaining
small-pane sashes with one larger window above to 1st floor. Main house breaks
forward and has 3-bay facade with central added porch with Tudor-style doorway
in left return; to right a projecting bay window with 16-pane sash; 1st floor
has small-paned sashes.

Interior: largely altered except one room to rear of 2nd cell which has C18
bolection-moulded stone fireplace, window with raised-and-fielded panelled
shutters and 2 stop-chamfered spine beams.

Listing NGR: SE3261812908

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

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