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Deershed in Park at Heath Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Warmfield cum Heath, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6797 / 53°40'46"N

Longitude: -1.4611 / 1°27'39"W

OS Eastings: 435693

OS Northings: 420496

OS Grid: SE356204

Mapcode National: GBR LT7W.GN

Mapcode Global: WHDC4.JRGX

Entry Name: Deershed in Park at Heath Hall

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Last Amended: 27 August 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135559

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342409

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

(east side)
22.11.66 Deershed in park
at Heath Hall
(formerly listed as
"Cowshed in park at
Heath Hall")

Deer-house. Early-mid C18. Probably by John Carr for John Smyth of Heath Hall
(q.v.). Ashlar facade with punch-dressed sides and rear, stone slate roof.
Classical style. 2 storeys. 5-bay symmetrical facade. Raised vermiculated
quoins and plinth. Central 3 bays break forward with quoined angles and
pedimented gable. Each bay has a semicircular-arched doorway, the arches filled
with dressed stone with raised surround, the outer edges moulded, impost band
and false triple vermiculated keystones. Two of the doorways restored to original
design c1970. 2nd and 4th bays have square-headed doorways (blocked) with triple
keystones. 1st floor: central blind Diocletian window with triple keystone;
flanked by blind windows; outer bays with windows with lintels and projecting sills.
Casement-moulded cornice. Tympanum has circular hole (blind) with raised surround.
Hipped roof.

Interior: rear wall has feeding rack with rails morticed and pegged into 5 posts
and circular loose-fitting bars. At right rear corner is 1/2-turn stone stair
leading to hayloft which has lime-ash floor laid on oak square sectioned floor
joists with 5 stop-chamfered spine beams. 5-bay fish-bone king-post roof.

Listing NGR: SE3569320496

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

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