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15-21, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6915 / 53°41'29"N

Longitude: -1.3106 / 1°18'37"W

OS Eastings: 445624

OS Northings: 421895

OS Grid: SE456218

Mapcode National: GBR MT9R.2F

Mapcode Global: WHDC6.VG3V

Entry Name: 15-21, Market Place

Listing Date: 5 November 1968

Last Amended: 15 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342676

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 NE
(south-east side)
Nos 15 to 21 (odd)
5.11.68 (formerly listed as
'No 13, No 15, No 17,
No 19, No 21')


Terrace of 4 houses, now a public house, restaurant and shops. Early-mid C18 with
late C19 and C20 alterations. Rendered brick with stone dressings and slate roof.
3 tail storeys and 7 bays. Central entrance and through-passages to outer bays.
Ground floor has semi-circular-headed arches to through-passages with rusticated
jambs, radiating voussoirs and dropped keystones, arch to right is wider. Both
arches have narrow cornice over. Recessed central entrance is flanked by C20 shop
fronts. To first and second floors, left-hand corner has a rusticated pilaster
strip. First floor has 7 narrow flush-frame plate-glass sash windows over moulded
sill band with projecting bracketed sills. Above, 7 similar, smaller windows over
similar band and sills with later moulded gutter below. Early C20 egg-and-dart and
moulded cornice. Steeply pitched roof with swept eaves. No stacks.

Listing NGR: SE4562421895

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

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