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51-59, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Crofton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6558 / 53°39'20"N

Longitude: -1.4277 / 1°25'39"W

OS Eastings: 437919

OS Northings: 417853

OS Grid: SE379178

Mapcode National: GBR LVG5.P7

Mapcode Global: WHDCC.1CDQ

Entry Name: 51-59, High Street

Listing Date: 21 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342330

Location: Crofton, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Crofton

Built-Up Area: Crofton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Crofton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/26 Nos 51 to 59 (odd)


House and attached cottages, altered to row of 5 cottages. Late C17 house
(Nos 51 and 53) encasing earlier timber frame, mid C18 cottages; all have mid-late
C20 alterations. Hammer-dressed stone with stone slate and pantile
roofs. 2 storeys with single storey outshut to rear of Nos 51, 53 and 57. Nos 51
and 53 originally 2-cell house with central lobby-entry plan which retains doorway
with tie-stone jambs and segmental-arched lintel, other inserted cottage doorway
to left end. 3 windows to each floor with renewed stone lintels and sills. Coped
gables with kneelers. Central stack to ridge. Nos 55 and 57 single-cell cottages,
each with doorway with window over and plain window with same above; projecting
band broken by inserted bay window of No 57. Coped gables. Central brick ridge
stack (rendered). No 59, at right angles to rear of No 57, largely remodelled and
has 2 bays of large C20 windows to each floor and doorway flanked by windows with
window above. Central ridge stack (rendered).

Interior: No 53 has fireplace with large shallow-arched lintel with chamfered
surround. Stop-chamfered spine beam and large-scantling joists, post to timbered

Listing NGR: SE3791917853

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

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