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The Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Warmfield cum Heath, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6756 / 53°40'32"N

Longitude: -1.4596 / 1°27'34"W

OS Eastings: 435795

OS Northings: 420038

OS Grid: SE357200

Mapcode National: GBR LT7Y.S4

Mapcode Global: WHDC4.KW53

Entry Name: The Old School House

Listing Date: 14 February 1952

Last Amended: 27 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135545

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342379

Location: Warmfield cum Heath, Wakefield, WF1

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Warmfield cum Heath

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Warmfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 3519 and SE 3520 WARMFIELD-CUM-HEATH HEATH COMMON
(east side)

6/74 The Old School
14.2.52 House (formerly listed
as "School House")

GV II

Endowed school and attached Master's house, now house. c1660 with alterations
c1751 when schoolmaster's house was added. Large well-coursed gritstone,
punch-dressed to addition, stone-slate roof. Single-storey school with 2-storey
master's cottage. Quoins. School house has 3-bay facade with central doorway
with double tie-stone jambs, deep Tudor-arched lintel with chamfered surround.
To either side a 3-light double-chamfered mullioned-and-transomed window. Coped
gables with kneelers. Set back to right, Master's house has doorway with
monolithic lintel to left of window with monolithic lintel and projecting sill
with small-paned glazing with smaller window above. Rear: chamfered cross-window
to left of 2 sash windows with lintels and projecting sills. Left-hand return,
gable-on to the Common, has large 20-pane sash window with raised plain-stone
surrounds.

Interior: altered to form dwelling. One pane of glass scratched "Mary Wynn 1751".
Three king-post trusses with angle-struts.

Lady Bolles of Heath Old Hall endowed the foundation with £25.12.6 annually for
a schoolmaster and usher at 'lately built school in Heath'.

Listing NGR: SE3579520038

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

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