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Cobbler's Hall and Heath Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Warmfield cum Heath, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.675 / 53°40'30"N

Longitude: -1.464 / 1°27'50"W

OS Eastings: 435508

OS Northings: 419971

OS Grid: SE355199

Mapcode National: GBR LT6Y.VB

Mapcode Global: WHDC4.HW3J

Entry Name: Cobbler's Hall and Heath Post Office

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Last Amended: 27 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342388

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
(south side)

6/83 Cobbler's Hall and
22.11.66 Heath Post Office
(previously listed as
GV "Cobbler's Hall)

II

Former school, now altered to 3 dwellings, c1740. Hammer-dressed stone, stone
slate roof. 2 storeys. 5-bay symmetrical facade. Raised ashlar quoins and band.
Doorway with raised monolithic jambs has casement-moulded cornice and glazed
overlight. All bays have 12-pane sash windows with raised plain-stone surrounds.
Hipped roof with two large original brick stacks to rear pitch. Rear: 3 bays of
windows with flush surrounds; 3rd bay has doorway with overlight. Set between
2nd and 3rd bays is tall stair-window at mezzanine level, much reduced in size.
2-bay returns. Left-hand return has doorways made out of ground-floor windows.

Interior: much remodelled. Fluted architraves on doorcases in front rooms. Main
staircase at back, where all rooms have had corner fireplaces.

From 1749 to the 1780s this was a finishing school for young men destined for the
army and navy. It was the village post office for a time. Tradition is that
there was once a third storey.

Listing NGR: SE3550819971

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

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