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South Stable Block and Wall Attached to East with Mounting Block and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolley, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6135 / 53°36'48"N

Longitude: -1.5057 / 1°30'20"W

OS Eastings: 432797

OS Northings: 413112

OS Grid: SE327131

Mapcode National: GBR KVXN.TC

Mapcode Global: WHCBC.VF5M

Entry Name: South Stable Block and Wall Attached to East with Mounting Block and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342450

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


22.11.66 South stable block
and wall attached
to east with mounting
block and gate piers


Stables, now accommodation for residential college, attached wall with mounting
block and gate piers. c1810 by Thomas Taylor for Godfrey W. Wentworth (Markham p45). Hammer-dressed stone and ashlar, roof not visible. Faces North stable block (q.v.) across courtyard. 2 storeys, 11-bay symmetrical facade. Plinth. Central 3 bays, in ashlar, break forward and have semicircular-arches (now windows) the voussoirs aligned to the courses. Flanking bays have doorway with glazed overlight and three 16-pane sash windows with lintels and sills. Frieze, cornice and blocking course. Attached to right end, wall with terminating gate pier which has banded rustication, curved ashlar coping. Mounting block attached to front: double-flight of 5 stone steps, aligned to curve of wall, with arched dog-kennel under.

G. Markham, Woolley Hall.

Listing NGR: SE3279713112

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