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Woodthorpe Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6476 / 53°38'51"N

Longitude: -1.4858 / 1°29'8"W

OS Eastings: 434089

OS Northings: 416912

OS Grid: SE340169

Mapcode National: GBR LV28.45

Mapcode Global: WHDCB.4LR0

Plus Code: 9C5WJGX7+2M

Entry Name: Woodthorpe Hall

Listing Date: 14 July 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446035

Location: Wakefield, WF2

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield South

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sandal Magna St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

5115 (South-West Side)

Woodthorpe Hall
SE 31 NW 13/6 14.7.53.


C17 house with alterations. 2-storeys. Central, 3-bay, hip-roofed block
with one-bay side wings. Coursed, squared, smoothed stone. Entrance front
has cornice band continuous with gable coping of one-bay outer sections; and
parapet before stone-flagged roof. Blank 2-storey right extension. Stone
stacks on ridge and on gable peaks. Early C19 sash windows with glazing bars
in raised stone surrounds. (Garden front has traces of C17 window frames).
Tripartite ground floor windows flank 6-panel door in prostyle Tuscan porch.
2-bay west return in similar style with repairs to stonework. Tripartite
window to extension on garden front. Interior woodwork mostly early C19.
One C17 fireplace and a 3-panel ceiling with deep cornices, circa 1700. Also
a wood ribbed quadrant in one corner of drawing room suggests a fan vault.
Exposed heavy chamfered beam and joists in dining room and elsewhere. Wall
running west from south-west corner, (building behind it demolished) probably

Listing NGR: SE3408916912

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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