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Orchard Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolley, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6125 / 53°36'44"N

Longitude: -1.5145 / 1°30'52"W

OS Eastings: 432215

OS Northings: 412988

OS Grid: SE322129

Mapcode National: GBR KVVN.XR

Mapcode Global: WHCBC.QG0G

Entry Name: Orchard Cottage

Listing Date: 27 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342438

Location: Woolley, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Woolley

Built-Up Area: 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

(west side)

7/133 Orchard cottage
(formerly listed
as cottage opposite
Mount Farm)


Two cottages one partly converted to stable now used as single dwelling.
Early C18 cottage altered to stable early C19 to right of slightly later,
cottage. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roofs. 2 storeys. Each has
2-cell plan with direct-entry into 2nd cell. Left-hand cottage: quoins.
2 bays of windows with deep lintels to left of doorway with similar deep
lintel. 1st-floor windows have narrow lintels just under eaves. Coped
gable with kneelers to left. Central ridge stack. Earlier cottage, on
right, breaks forward and is higher. Quoins. 2 bays of 3-light double-
chamfered mullioned windows with almost square reveals to each floor.
Right-hand window altered when tall central doorway inserted for horse access
to stable. Both window and door have semicircular-arched lintels, doorway has
tie-stone jambs, window has projecting sill. Gable stack to left. Rear: the
2 cottages are flush, with quoins at the division between the 2 builds. Former
doorway (now window) to left has lintel painted "RYHILL POST OFFICE". 2 doorways
to left (one blocked) have wooden lintels. 2 inserted 1st-floor windows. Right-
hand return has 1st-floor doorway with monolithic jambs approached up flight of
3 stone steps.

Interior: both cottages have stop-chamfered spine beams of large scantling; one
cell of left cottage has beamed ceiling with square cut joists.

Listing NGR: SE3221512988

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

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