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Church House

A Grade II Listed Building in Darrington, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6758 / 53°40'32"N

Longitude: -1.2676 / 1°16'3"W

OS Eastings: 448476

OS Northings: 420172

OS Grid: SE484201

Mapcode National: GBR MTLY.C2

Mapcode Global: WHDC7.HVLY

Plus Code: 9C5WMPGJ+8W

Entry Name: Church House

Listing Date: 15 March 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342486

ID on this website: 101289710

Location: Darrington, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF8

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Darrington

Built-Up Area: Darrington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Darrington St Luke and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(east side)
5/24 Church House

Probably former dovecote, now house. C18, or earlier; converted in 1887.
Magnesian limestone random rubble with some brick patching, stone slate roof
(with modern pantiles on rear wing). L-plan formed by square single-cell
block with one-unit rear wing. Main block of 2 unequal storeys divided by a
raised band carried round the whole; the ground floor has a doorway in the
rear wall one inserted window in the south side and 2 in the east side; the
taller upper floor has in the south side a large inserted Perpendicular-style
window, with remains of a brick surround to an earlier opening over its head,
and a lettered tablet below the sill (stating that the building was converted
in 1887), 2 inserted square-headed lancets in the west side and a large
vertical rectangular window in the east side. Pyramidal roof with-slightly
swept eaves. Low chimney to west side wall, with brick patching covering
inserted internal flue. High single-storey rear wing has in the east side a
blocked low 2-centred arched doorway which may be medieval; in the west side
an inserted arched doorway and a 2-light casement; and a pantiled roof with a
Interior: not inspected, but may contain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SE4847620172

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