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Latitude: 53.6138 / 53°36'49"N
Longitude: -1.5059 / 1°30'21"W
OS Eastings: 432784
OS Northings: 413145
OS Grid: SE327131
Mapcode National: GBR KVXN.S8
Mapcode Global: WHCBC.VF2D
Entry Name: North Stable Block at Woolley Hall
Listing Date: 22 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183580
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342449
Location: Woolley, Wakefield, WF4
Civil Parish: Woolley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE3212 and SE3213 WOOLLEY WOOLLEY PARK
22.11.66 North stable block
at Woolley Hall
Stables, now accommodation for residential college. Early C19, possibly by
Watson and Pritchett c1805-10 (Markham p45). Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate
roof. U-shaped plan facing south-east. 2 storeys. 9-bay symmetrical facade
with 7-bay symmetrical wings. Continuous plinth, 1st-floor sill band. Central
range: bays 2, 5 and 7 break forward slightly and have semicircular-arched recesses
to ground floor, tall 24-pane sashes to 1st floor of bays 2 and 7, and to bay 5
a Diocletian window and pedimented gable, the tympanum with heraldic plaque carved
with the Wentworth griffin. Gable topped by clock-tower with open rotunda and
lead dome surmounted by weathervane with griffin crest. Other bays have 16-pane
sash windows with lintels and projecting sills. Eaves cornice. Hipped roof.
Outer bays under low roof, linking main blocks to wings, have round-headed doorways.
Wings: inner returns have central 3 bays breaking forward under open pedimented
gables, central doorways with narrower flanking windows and central round-headed
1st-floor window with impost band; hipped roofs; West wing with gable stack.
G. Markham, Woolley Hall (1979).
Listing NGR: SE3278413145
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