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Lodge to Woolley Hall Including Walling, Piers, Gate Piers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolley, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6154 / 53°36'55"N

Longitude: -1.4946 / 1°29'40"W

OS Eastings: 433529

OS Northings: 413325

OS Grid: SE335133

Mapcode National: GBR LV0M.6Q

Mapcode Global: WHDCJ.0DK6

Entry Name: Lodge to Woolley Hall Including Walling, Piers, Gate Piers and Gates

Listing Date: 27 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200715

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342415

Location: Woolley, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Woolley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(west side)

4/110 Lodge to Woolley Hall
27.5.76 including walling,
piers, gate piers
and gates


Gates, gate piers and flanking curtain walls with lodge (ruinous) to rear.
c1820 by Jeffry Wyatt for Godfrey Wentworth Wentworth of Woolley Hall (q.v.).
Ashlar and cast-iron. Tall gate piers with Doric corner pilasters, frieze,
cornice and blocking course. Lower flanking ornamental round-arched pedestrian
gateways to which are attached curved quadrant walls with panelled ashlar piers
with shaped tops (only those to right survive). Ornamental cast-iron carriage
and pedestrian gates. Small lodge behind southern quadrant has main surviving
feature of doorway with architrave, apron and enrichment with 3 panels with a
raised shield to centre. Flanking ashlar piers have recessed panels.

Interior of lodge: 4 rooms aligned to the curve of the outer wall have some
standing walls and remains of 2 fireplaces. Linking passage has remains of
brick barrel vault.
The original drawing is illustrated in G. Markham, Woolley Hall, The Historical
Development of a Country House (1979) p47.

Listing NGR: SE3352913325

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