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The Boat House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chevet, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6357 / 53°38'8"N

Longitude: -1.4947 / 1°29'40"W

OS Eastings: 433511

OS Northings: 415582

OS Grid: SE335155

Mapcode National: GBR LV0D.6F

Mapcode Global: WHDCB.0WJ5

Entry Name: The Boat House

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342306

Location: Chevet, Wakefield, WF2

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Chevet

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Royston St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/3 The Boat-House

Boat-house, disused. c1835. Dressed stone with rock-faced stone dressings,
stone slate roof. Tudor style. Castellated. Fronts lake. Single storey
with basement. 3-bay facade. Quoins. Outer bays have 2-light chamfered
mullioned windows with arch-headed lights, with sunken spandrels and hoodmoulds.
Chamfered cornice continues across facade. Embattled parapet returned to sides.
Central bay is taller and has segmental-arched watergate to basement with 3-light
mullioned window above with cornice and embattled parapet to front only. Hipped
roof with decorative wrought-iron finial. End stacks. Rear has raised doorway
with composite rock-faced jambs approached up a flight of 7 stone steps with
basket-arched dog kennel under (blocked). Attached to right-hand return wall of
flanking bay is canted bay window which appears to re-use original C16 two-light
arched window to each face (blocked) from which it would appear the design of
the other windows was taken.

Listing NGR: SE3351115582

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

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