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Magistrates Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield North, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6841 / 53°41'2"N

Longitude: -1.5021 / 1°30'7"W

OS Eastings: 432979

OS Northings: 420959

OS Grid: SE329209

Mapcode National: GBR KTYV.L3

Mapcode Global: WHC9Z.WNWL

Plus Code: 9C5WMFMX+J4

Entry Name: Magistrates Court

Listing Date: 1 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441739

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 All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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5115 (south side)
Magistrates Court
SE 3220 NE 1/113
SE 5521) NW 2/113


Including No 26 King Street. Later C19 restoration of an early C19 building
which stretches back to Gill Street then returns southwards with extensions
to King Street. Main front of 2-storeys, 7 windows. Ashlar with banded ground
floor, lst floor cill string; top entablature with bracketed cornice and blocking
course. Sash windows have moulded lintels on 1st floor and architraves below,
both under console bracketed cornices. Pattern of chains in ground floor friezes.
Ornamental doorway has keystone with mask: a bearded police officer of stern
yet benign aspect wearing a traditional helmet.

Listing NGR: SE3297920959

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