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Rycliff Farmhouse with Attached Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield, 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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Listing Text

(north side)
4/59 No. 89 (Rycliff
- Farmhouse) with
attached garden wall

Farmhouse and attached garden wall. Mid or late Cl7; altered in C19.
Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. L-plan formed by 2-unit main
range with rear wing to 1st unit. Three storeys, 2-bay facade rebuilt in
C19, symmetrical; central doorway with overlight, two- 4-pane sashed windows
on each floor (of diminishing height). Sable 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 3-light horizontal sliding sash
at ground floor, similar 2-light window above; gable coping with kneelers,
gable chimney (single-storey addition to rear not included in the item).
Rear of main range has 2-storey outshut, with two 2-light cellar windows,
former doorway against angle with wing to the left of this, a transomed 3-
light window under hoodmould with run-out ends; an inserted doorway, an
altered 2-light window, and 2 similar windows above. (East gable wall,
imperfectly visible, appears to have some Cl7 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

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

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