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18 and 20, Beast Fair

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6916 / 53°41'29"N

Longitude: -1.3126 / 1°18'45"W

OS Eastings: 445490

OS Northings: 421903

OS Grid: SE454219

Mapcode National: GBR MT8R.MD

Mapcode Global: WHDC6.TG4S

Entry Name: 18 and 20, Beast Fair

Listing Date: 15 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342649

Location: Wakefield, WF8

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Pontefract North

Built-Up Area: Pontefract

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Pontefract St Giles with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 4521 NW
(north-east side)
Nos 18 and 20

House, now partly shop. Mid C18-with late C19 alterations. Rendered brick with
painted stone dressings and Welsh slate roof. Three storeys; three asymmetrical
bays, central window with left window almost adjoining and right window some
distance away. Late C19 shop front to ground floor with doorway giving access to
upper floors to far right. Shop front has central recessed half-glazed door with
elaborate panelling to base flanked by canted windows on chamfered sills and stone
plinths, all set in pilastered surround with panelled and fluted pilasters, and
moulded cornice. To far right a 4-panel door below large overlight. Large brackets
supporting moulded hood across full width of facade above. First and second floors
have chamfered rusticated quoins and moulded sill bands, first floor also has
moulded band at lintel level of windows. Three tall sashes with glazing bars to
first floor and two 6-pane sashes to second floor flanking blocked central window.
All windows in Gibbs surrounds with large double keystones. Moulded cornice. Stone
coped gable to right.

Listing NGR: SE4549021903

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