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Rycliff Farmhouse with attached garden wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryhill, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6244 / 53°37'27"N

Longitude: -1.4204 / 1°25'13"W

OS Eastings: 438430

OS Northings: 414366

OS Grid: SE384143

Mapcode National: GBR LVJJ.8G

Mapcode Global: WHDCK.45W8

Plus Code: 9C5WJHFH+QR

Entry Name: Rycliff Farmhouse with attached garden wall

Listing Date: 11 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424038

Location: Ryhill, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ryhill

Built-Up Area: Ryhill

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ryhill St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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STATION ROAD(north side)
No. 89 (Rycliff Farmhouse) with attached garden wall


Farmhouse and attached garden wall. Mid or late C17; altered in C19. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. L-plan formed by two-unit main range with rear wing to first unit. Three storeys, two-bay facade rebuilt in C19, symmetrical; central doorway with overlight, two- four-pane sashed windows on each floor (of diminishing height). Gable copings with kneelers. External gable chimneys. Left gable wall has a double-chamfered square window on each floor to rear of chimney, all lacking the mullions. Two-storey wing continued to rear has doorway and three-light horizontal sliding sash at ground floor, similar two-light window above; gable coping with kneelers, gable chimney (single-storey addition to rear not included in the item).

Rear of main range has two-storey outshut, with two two-light cellar windows, former doorway against angle with wing to the left of this, a transomed three-light window under hoodmould with run-out ends; an inserted doorway, an altered two-light window, and two similar windows above. (East gable wall, imperfectly visible, appears to have some C17 features). Interior: not inspected, but reported to be altered. Attached garden wall, enclosing rectangular front garden, probably contemporary with house, of large rectangular blocks with ridged coping; front lower than right-hand side, and left side lower than front; small gateway at junction with left corner of house.

Listing NGR: SE3843014366

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