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Guide Post on Traffic Island at Junction with Station Road

A Grade II* Listed Building in Low Ackworth, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6496 / 53°38'58"N

Longitude: -1.3326 / 1°19'57"W

OS Eastings: 444209

OS Northings: 417219

OS Grid: SE442172

Mapcode National: GBR MV47.8F

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.HJMH

Entry Name: Guide Post on Traffic Island at Junction with Station Road

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342601

Location: Ackworth, Wakefield, WF7

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ackworth

Built-Up Area: Low Ackworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ackworth St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 41 NW

(East side) Low Ackworth
Guide post on traffic island at Junction with Station Road


Guide post. Dated 1805 at top of west side. Sandstone. Hexagonal in section, and approx. 3 metres high; banded rustication; straight-sided pedestal, tapered column, large triangular cap, with inscriptions on all sides and some finger-pointers:-

Pontefract 3/Hemsworth 3 (west side)

East Hardwick 3 (south-east side)
Snaith 15

Wentbridge 3 (north-east side)
Doncaster 13

Cap now surmounted by ornamental wrought iron stand carrying 3 lamps.

Listing NGR: SE4420917219

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

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