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Hemsworth Lanes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6296 / 53°37'46"N

Longitude: -1.3309 / 1°19'51"W

OS Eastings: 444346

OS Northings: 414998

OS Grid: SE443149

Mapcode National: GBR MV4G.NL

Mapcode Global: WHDCL.J1G8

Plus Code: 9C5WJMH9+VJ

Entry Name: Hemsworth Lanes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424031

Location: Hemsworth, Wakefield, WF7

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Hemsworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hemsworth St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(east side, off)
5/52 Hemsworth Lanes
- Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. C17, altered and enlarged. Coursed squared sandstone (part
rendered), stone slate roof. T-shaped plan formed by 2-unit main range on
east-west axis with single-unit rear wing on north side. Two-storey and
attic; moulded plinth, moulded dripbands on 2 levels, the lower stepped;
ground floor rendered and openings altered, but remains of mullioned window
visible to right of inserted central doorway; 4 square recessed windows at
1st floor, all formerly cross-windows but glazing altered; dripband over
these windows, and wall raised by 4 courses, left (west) return wall
rendered, a coupled 12-pane fixed window on each floor. Right hind return
wall has coupled windows at ground floor, formerly transomed window at 1st
floor (altered), and small attic window. Rear wall has cut-down external
chimney stack between main range and C19 addition, which has chamfered
plinth, 1st floor band(carried round from main range), doorway to right,
coupled cross windows to left, and large 3-light casement at 1st floor
replacing formerly similar window.
Interior: former rear wall of main range has large Tudor-arched doorway with
chamfered surround and massive studded door; 1st bay said to contain very
large stone arched fireplace and beams (now all concealed); 2nd bay has
cross-corner fireplaces on both floors, that in the upper room with large
moulded plaster overmantel containing a square cartouche surrounded by raised
pomegranates, all within an architrave with Ionic pilasters and dentilled

Listing NGR: SE4434614998

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

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