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Latitude: 53.6087 / 53°36'31"N
Longitude: -1.4163 / 1°24'58"W
OS Eastings: 438719
OS Northings: 412616
OS Grid: SE387126
Mapcode National: GBR LVKQ.53
Mapcode Global: WHDCK.6KVC
Entry Name: The Old Schoolroom
Listing Date: 25 March 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265443
English Heritage Legacy ID: 424972
Location: South Hiendley, Wakefield, S72
Civil Parish: South Hiendley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Felkirk St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SOUTH HIENDLEY CHURCH LANE
(west side) Felkirk
4/62 The Old Schoolroom
Schoolroom, now parish room. Probably C16 (but see History, below). Coursed
squared sandstone, stone slate roof. Rectangular single-cell plan. Single
storey; symmetrical 2-bay south front has moulded Tudor-arched doorway in the
centre, board door with ornamental strap hinges; 2 buttresses flanking the
doorway, and in each bay a recessed mullioned window of 5 Tudor-arched lights
with hollow spandrels, and hoodmould. External chimney stack at left gable,
embraced by low added outbuilding. Rear wall has 2 inserted 3-light casement
Interior: altered, roof concealed by ceiling.
History: Prudence, wife of Richard Berrie and neice of Sir Richard Gargrave
of Kinsley, endowed school in mid C17; mentioned in l660 as free school for
manor of Havercroft. Reference: Kate Taylor Wakefield District Heritage,
(Wakefield, 1976) Vol II p.55.
Listing NGR: SE3871912616
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