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Latitude: 53.6844 / 53°41'3"N
Longitude: -1.5001 / 1°30'0"W
OS Eastings: 433114
OS Northings: 421001
OS Grid: SE331210
Mapcode National: GBR KTZT.1Z
Mapcode Global: WHC9Z.XNV9
Entry Name: 57, NORTHGATE (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 9 November 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1272840
English Heritage Legacy ID: 447516
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
The following items shall be added:
SE 3302 NW: SE 3321 No 57 and Nos 2-14,
2/313 : 4/313
Shop with accommodation above and a former warehouse to rear now also a shop. C16,
early C18, early C19 and C20. Timber framed, red brick and rock faced ashlar with
render. Slate roofs. Brick gable and ridge stacks. Two bays, 3-storey. East
front has C20 shop front with central doorway and above 2 C20 casements, above again
2 smaller C20 casements. Rear front to Gill's Yard. Two storey rendered with brick
bands and irregular fenestration largely C20. Interior of No 57 has remains of late
medieval timber-framed building with a single close studded wall and extensive wall
plate. The rear section to Gill's Yard was used as a furniture and upholstery
warehouse by Wright and Elwick of Wakefield, the important Yorkshire furniture
makers. SOURCE, the Journal of The Furniture History Society'Vol XII: 1976.
Listing NGR: SE3311421001
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