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Westgate Unitarian Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wakefield North, Wakefield

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441422

ID on this website: 101260218

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield North

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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)

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

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