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Oakenshaw Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Crofton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6657 / 53°39'56"N

Longitude: -1.4562 / 1°27'22"W

OS Eastings: 436026

OS Northings: 418936

OS Grid: SE360189

Mapcode National: GBR LV81.JP

Mapcode Global: WHDCB.L4R4

Entry Name: Oakenshaw Grange

Listing Date: 27 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342324

Location: Crofton, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: 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

(south side, off)

3/21 Oakenshaw Grange


House, used as an hotel in C19 when it was known as Oakenshaw Railway Hotel, now
house. Late C18 with mid C19 addition to rear. Well-coursed punch-dressed stone,
brown/red brick in English garden wall bond to rear of which is attached C19 brick
extension. Stone slate roof, asbestos to rear range. 3 storeys. 3-bay symmetrical
facade. Doorway with monolithic jambs has open gabled porch which may be earlier
and re-used; this has channelled quoin pilasters, semicircular-arch with imposts
and dropped keystone, triangular pediment. Above and to either side windows with
plain stone surrounds retain original 20-pane sashes to ground floor and 16-pane
sashes above. Carried over central bay is pedimented gable. Hipped roof. Rear has
brick service range with added 2-storey lean-to containing doorway in side wall.
Segmental-arched window to each floor. 3rd floor has 2 square-headed windows.
Lean-to roof against main house with coped 1/2 gable. 2 brick stacks in a lateral
position at junction of the 2 ranges. Left-hand return has 2-storey C19 canted bay
window with sill bands, each face having a sash.

Interior: painted oak-panelled entrance hall has archway with fluted Ionic pilasters
leading to a dog-leg staircase (boxed in) with swept handrail. Doorways to either
side have moulded architraves, that to left has a 6-panel door leading to the original
oak-panelled dining-room which has an elaborate carved fireplace (not original).

Listing NGR: SE3602618936

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

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