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The Old Schoolroom

A Grade II Listed Building in South Hiendley, Wakefield

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424972

Location: South Hiendley, Wakefield, S72

County: Wakefield

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

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Listing Text

SOUTH HIENDLEY CHURCH LANE
SE31SE
(west side) Felkirk
4/62 The Old Schoolroom
25.3.1968
GV II

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
windows.
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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