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Archway Lodge in Bretton Park Including Flanking Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Bretton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6139 / 53°36'50"N

Longitude: -1.564 / 1°33'50"W

OS Eastings: 428940

OS Northings: 413131

OS Grid: SE289131

Mapcode National: GBR KVJN.67

Mapcode Global: WHCBB.YFDB

Entry Name: Archway Lodge in Bretton Park Including Flanking Walls

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Last Amended: 21 June 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342586

Location: West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: West Bretton

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

(south side, off)

8/90 Archway Lodge in
22.11.66 Bretton Park including
flanking walls.


Gateway lodge and attached flanking walls. 1805-6 by William Atkinson for
Col. Thomas Richard and Diana Beaumont. Ashlar, roof not visible. Two
storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front and rear facades. Giant central round-
archway flanked by fluted Roman Doric columns supporting the full entablature
and blocking course. The side bays project slightly with single 12-pane sash
windows to ground floor and limestone panels with relief carvings of biblical
scenes to 1st floor. Simple iron gates with dog bars. Low, small wing to
each side. The walls sweep forward to each side and terminate in square
piers. C20 additions to rear of side wings. Within the archway is a doorway
to each side that to right with 6-panel door. Sunk panel above each door.

Listing NGR: SE2894013131

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