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Rogerthorpe Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6317 / 53°37'54"N

Longitude: -1.2919 / 1°17'30"W

OS Eastings: 446925

OS Northings: 415252

OS Grid: SE469152

Mapcode National: GBR MVFF.3V

Mapcode Global: WHDCF.4Z37

Plus Code: 9C5WJPJ5+M7

Entry Name: Rogerthorpe Manor

Listing Date: 13 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235465

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426011

Location: Thorpe Audlin, Wakefield, WF9

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Thorpe Audlin

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Badsworth St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

7/51 Rogerthorpe Manor

Manor house, now hotel and restaurant. C17 core, but mostly C19. Coursed
squared sandstone with quoins, stone slate roots. Approximately rectangular
plan formed by additions to the ends and west side of a 2-bay range on a
north-south axis, with a small courtyard on its west side now closed by C20
addition incorporating main entrance. Two storeys, in Jacobean style;
symmetrical south front has plinth and dripbands (carried round); central 2-
storey porch has round-headed outer doorway in architrave decorated in
"Jacobean" style, round-headed inner doorway with early C19 fanight, sashed
windows at 1st floor; an each side of porch, a 2-storey canted bay with
mullion-and-transom windows on both floors, and embattled parapet. Ripped
roof with ridge chimney. Two-bay left return wall in matching style has 2
windows on each floor, mostly transomed. Right return wall has similar
windows but is mostly covered by C20 flat-roofed ballroom (which is not of
special interest). Rear gable of this wing has an apex chimney of brick,
replacing former external chimney (see below), which was taken down for
addition of service wing built at right angles and projecting to east. From
reduced inner courtyard a small C17 chamfered window is visible at lst floor
of rear end (perhaps formerly a fire window); and a blocked cross window
(lacking mullion and transom) in rear wall of front block.
Interior: much altered, but internal partition walls approx. 2/3 metre thick
suggest that east range was earliest build; and remains of large stone-arched
fireplace in north gable wall (now concealed) indicate position of former
external chimney stack; 2 lateral beams of large scantling (with unstopped
chamfer) in this party ground-floor room to left (west) of porch contains
muntin-and-rail panelling which appears to be C17 (probably ex situ), with
Jacobean-style overmantel.

Listing NGR: SE4692515252

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

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