History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

1, THE GREEN (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolley, Wakefield

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.6148 / 53°36'53"N

Longitude: -1.5164 / 1°30'59"W

OS Eastings: 432086

OS Northings: 413242

OS Grid: SE320132

Mapcode National: GBR KVVM.HY

Mapcode Global: WHCBC.PD2Q

Entry Name: 1, THE GREEN (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 27 May 1976

Last Amended: 27 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342443

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

(east side)

7/138 Nos 1 and 2
27.5.76 (formerly listed as
school facing the


School, now house. c1718. Founded by William Wentworth of Woolley Hall (q.v.).
Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roofs. 2 storeys. 3 cells. All are shallow
double-chamfered mullioned windows with almost square reveals. 1st cell is
single storey with quoins to left, 2-light window and roof with hip to left.
2nd cell has quoins to left; 2-light window to each floor to left of doorway with
composite jambs and deep lintel with chamfered surround; shaped kneeler, coping
and stack to left gable. 3rd cell, taller, has quoins; doorway with quoined lintel
and chamfered surround to left of 6-light window with king-mullion with same above;
coped gables with shaped kneelers and stacks. Rear fairly featureless: doorways
to 1st and 2nd cells.

Interior: 2nd cell, the former master's house, has large stop-chamfered spine
beam. 3rd cell, the former school room, has stop-chamfered spine beam and joists
partly revealed.

The building served as village institute before its present function.

Listing NGR: SE3208613242

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.