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Mount Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolley, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6123 / 53°36'44"N

Longitude: -1.514 / 1°30'50"W

OS Eastings: 432248

OS Northings: 412967

OS Grid: SE322129

Mapcode National: GBR KVWN.0T

Mapcode Global: WHCBC.QG7M

Entry Name: Mount Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342432

Location: Woolley, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Woolley

Built-Up Area: Woolley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/127 Mount Farmhouse


House. Dated 1719 on a rainwater head. Ashlar, Welsh blue-slate roof.
Double-pile plan. 2 1/2 storeys. 3-bay symmetrical facade. Raised chamfered
quoins, chamfered plinth, cyma-moulded band. Tall doorway has architrave
consoles and cornice at band level, 6-pane overlight, 6-panel door approached
up flight of 5 stone steps. Windows with architraves and projecting sills;
ground-floor windows retain original 12-pane sashes with fine glazing bars
and thin meeting-rail; 1st-floor windows altered to casements. Casement-
moulded eaves cornice. 2-span roof with coped gables and 2 gable stacks to
each side. Rear has similar facade but treated more simply: central doorway
has plain projecting surround, consoles and cornice; windows have plain raised
surrounds. 15-pane sashes to ground floor, that to 3rd bay converted to doorway,
24-pane sashes to 1st floor. Right-hand return has 4 bays of sash windows with
architraves. 2 attic windows, one retaining small-paned horizontal sash. Set
between is dated rainwater head. Cornice carried across from front with gable
stacks linked by parapet. Left-hand return has, attached to first bay, gabled
outbuilding at right angles with coped gable with kneelers. 2nd bay has doorway
with chamfered surround. Above this and to 2 right-hand bays are windows with
raised plain stone surrounds. 2 windows to attic.
RCHM (England) report.

Listing NGR: SE3224812967

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