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Latitude: 53.6823 / 53°40'56"N
Longitude: -1.5043 / 1°30'15"W
OS Eastings: 432834
OS Northings: 420762
OS Grid: SE328207
Mapcode National: GBR KTYV.3Q
Mapcode Global: WHC9Z.VPTY
Plus Code: 9C5WMFJW+W7
Entry Name: Westgate Unitarian Chapel
Listing Date: 30 March 1971
Last Amended: 1 February 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1260218
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441422
Location: Wakefield, WF1
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
1. BACK LANE
5115 (South Side)
Westgate Unitarian Chapel
(formerly listed under
SE 3220 NE 1/52 30.3.71.
1752. Main front faces south. Classical building of ample proportions. 2 storeys,
3 wide bays. Red brick with stone cornice and full width pediment. Segment
headed 1st floor windows with rusticated stone architraves and bracketed cills.
Ground floor centre Venetian window with Doric order at sides and rusticated
central architrave. Flanking 6-panel double doors with oblong fanlights, pedimented
Doric entablatures. Bell-cupola has dome on drum with columns and arched openings.
5-bay returns have Venetian window with blank side panels in round-arched
recesses, all arches of gauged bricks. 3-bay west end has round-arched windows
and a lunette in pediment. Ground floor obscured by later addition. Plain
interior with west gallery and raised central pulpit under sounding board.
Woodwork mostly late C19.
Listing NGR: SE3283420762
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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