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6 and 8, Camp Mount

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6924 / 53°41'32"N

Longitude: -1.32 / 1°19'12"W

OS Eastings: 444996

OS Northings: 421990

OS Grid: SE449219

Mapcode National: GBR MT7R.03

Mapcode Global: WHDC6.PGL5

Entry Name: 6 and 8, Camp Mount

Listing Date: 23 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342653

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 42 SW, SE 4521 NW
2/14, 7/14 Nos 6 and 8

Pair of villas. c1850. Rendered and painted artificial stone with painted stucco
dressings, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys with cellars and attics: H-shaped plan;
1:1:2:1:1 bays. Front, now garden front: rendered; central paired round-arched
doorways, with 4-panel door to left and part-glazed door to right, each below a
fanlight and with Tuscan surround with keyed archivolts; above, wrought-iron railing
to balcony formed by recessed bays with linked round-arched 4-pane windows below
fanlights with keyed architraves and blind central light. Flanking wings have giant
order of corner pilasters with acanthus-leaf capitals disconnected from pediments;
ground-floor canted bay windows with blocking courses above cornices, first-floor
windows have moulded sills to casements. End bays are considerably set back, and
have outer pilasters and on ground floor, French window with leaved round-arched
lights with marginal panes, and on first floor a 4-pane sash window. Outer returns
of projecting wings: tall and narrow round-arched staircase window with marginal
panes. Rear: hipped ends to roof. Central ridge stack and eaves stacks to outer
sides of wings (now the front to Camp Mount); painted artificial stone; single-
storey kitchen wings with pitched roofs project as pavilions. Main range has, to
ground floor of each house, a 4-panel door below overlight flanked by windows,
casements to left and sashes with glazing bars to right, and first-floor casements,
of 6 panes to left and 4 panes with leaded lights to right, all in artificial stone
surrounds; 2 dormer windows. Left return: ground-floor window of 2 lights with
round heads and marginal panes; first-floor casement window. Right return: ground-
floor French window with round-arched leaves and marginal panes; 4-pane casement
window on first floor.

Listing NGR: SE4499621989

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