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Kings Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Warmfield cum Heath, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6747 / 53°40'28"N

Longitude: -1.4619 / 1°27'42"W

OS Eastings: 435645

OS Northings: 419933

OS Grid: SE356199

Mapcode National: GBR LT7Y.9G

Mapcode Global: WHDC4.JW2T

Entry Name: Kings Arms

Listing Date: 31 July 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342384

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

(south side)

6/79 Kings Arms


Pair of attached cottages and attached barn converted to public house. Cottages:
rear c1690, front early C18 converted to public house c1841 when barn or coach-
house was added to left. Hammer-dressed stone, brick to rear, stone slate roof.
2 storeys. Original cottages (now main part of public house): three 1st-floor
windows. Quoins. 3 bays of 12-pane sashes with plain-stone surrounds. Set
between bays are doorways (that to right blocked) with composite jambs, basket-
arched lintels and chamfered surrounds. Over left door is well-executed inn sign
of Royal Coat of Arms. Coped gables with kneelers and C20 brick gable stacks.
Barn: 3 bays, 1:1:1. Central gabled bay breaks forward and has segmental-arched
cart-entry (altered to window) with pitching eye above; ashlar coping. Flanking
bays each have a central doorway (to former stables) flanked by windows with deep
lintels and a central window above. Rear: earlier than front: central doorway
with composite jambs, Tudor-arched lintel and stop-chamfered surround; one original
sash window to left with flush-wood architrave; inserted windows to 1st floor,
C19 sash to right of door.

Interior: mainly imported features: 2 fireplaces created from cut-down doorways
with richly-moulded surrounds salvaged from Heath Old Hall (demolished); panelling
from various sources; stop-chamfered spine-beam and square-cut joists. Barn has
4-bay fish-bone king-post roof.

Listing NGR: SE3564519933

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

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