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Pair of Urns on the South Terrace Walk in the Formal Garden, Approximately 50 Metres South of Fountain at Woolley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolley, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6126 / 53°36'45"N

Longitude: -1.5077 / 1°30'27"W

OS Eastings: 432664

OS Northings: 413012

OS Grid: SE326130

Mapcode National: GBR KVXN.CP

Mapcode Global: WHCBC.TG6B

Plus Code: 9C5WJF7R+3W

Entry Name: Pair of Urns on the South Terrace Walk in the Formal Garden, Approximately 50 Metres South of Fountain at Woolley Hall

Listing Date: 27 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342448

ID on this website: 101313243

Location: Woolley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Woolley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Urn

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7/143 Pair of urns on the
south terrace walk
in the formal garden,
approx. 50m south of
fountain at
Woolley Hall


Pair of urns. Early-mid C19. Carved sandstone. Each has square plinth, moulded
foot surmounted by bell-shaped urn with banded decoration, tulip to base, flower
head to top. Cap has gadrooned sun-ray pattern with central sunken recess.

A plan of 1814 by Watson Pritchet for a lodge and gateway at Woolley Park
illustrates 2 urns on the gatepiers identical with these in the garden (Manuscript
in Brotherton Library, Leeds University). It is possible they were made but
discarded when the full plan of the lodge was not executed and originate from that

Listing NGR: SE3266413012

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