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Milne's Orangery (Unitarian Chapel Hall)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wakefield, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6826 / 53°40'57"N

Longitude: -1.505 / 1°30'17"W

OS Eastings: 432791

OS Northings: 420799

OS Grid: SE327207

Mapcode National: GBR KTXV.ZM

Mapcode Global: WHC9Z.VPJP

Plus Code: 9C5WMFMW+32

Entry Name: Milne's Orangery (Unitarian Chapel Hall)

Listing Date: 30 March 1971

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441425

Location: Wakefield, WF1

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield North

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wakefield St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

5115 (North Side)

Milne's Orangery
(Unitarian Chapel Hall)
SE 3220 NE 1/53 30.3.71.


Circa 1780. Former orangery of the home of Pemberton Milnes, wealthy cloth
manufacturer, (now No 122 Westgate (qv)). One-storey building in Adam style.
5-bay arcaded centre section framed in an order of engaged columns with feather
capitals, garlands and paterae in frieze, and modillion cornice. Flanking
lower wings of 5 bays defined by pilasters, entablature and blocking course.
Ashlar, partly stuccoed. Low pitched hipped slate roofs. Central openings
partly filled and large round arched mid C19 sash windows with glazing bars
inserted, the central window having margin lights also and filling the whole
space. Recessed sash windows with glazing bars in wings. Right wing has a
coved, groined ceiling inside.

Listing NGR: SE3279120799

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

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