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Walnut Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield South, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6499 / 53°38'59"N

Longitude: -1.4922 / 1°29'31"W

OS Eastings: 433663

OS Northings: 417159

OS Grid: SE336171

Mapcode National: GBR LV07.RC

Mapcode Global: WHDCB.1JQ9

Plus Code: 9C5WJGX5+W4

Entry Name: Walnut Cottage

Listing Date: 1 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441719

Location: Wakefield, WF2

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield South

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sandal Magna St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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5115 (West Side)
No 356
(Walnut Cottage)
SE 3317 8/81


Home of late C17 or early C18, refenestrated and possibly refronted in early-mid
C19. Subsequent alterations to roof, probably levering pitch. 2 storeys,
3 windows slightly irregular. Coursed, squared stones Fairly high pitched
stone flagged roof with wide copings and kneelers, central and end stacks.
Replaced lash windows in box frames with glazing bars and added outer shutters.
A modern bow inserted at left and a modern stone porch. Heavy lintels. Interior
shows 3 ground floor rooms (hall with service and parlour ends) all having
original heavy beam with stopped chamfers, tongued stops downstairs, and original
joists. Narrow staircase of circa 1700 with closed string. Roof has very
heavy principals with collars at 2 levels. One level of through purlins, now
turned 90 from original position. Possibly the roof once had king posts but
it has been altered although using original wood. House was once an inn, and
old long settle is a fixture in ball place.

Listing NGR: SE3366317159

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