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Estate House

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bretton, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6177 / 53°37'3"N

Longitude: -1.5658 / 1°33'56"W

OS Eastings: 428822

OS Northings: 413548

OS Grid: SE288135

Mapcode National: GBR KVHL.TW

Mapcode Global: WHCBB.XBKG

Entry Name: Estate House

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342566

Location: West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: West Bretton

Built-Up Area: 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

SE21SE WEST BRETTON HUDDERSFIELD ROAD
(east side)


8/73 Estate House
22.11.66


GV II


House. Circa 1840 for the Bretton Estate. Ashlar. Welsh slate roof. 3 x 1
bay main range with two, lower rear wings. Two storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay
facade the narrower central bay set back slightly and gabled. Clasping
octagonal buttresses rise as pinnacles. Central pointed-arched doorway with
flanking slender lights all under dripmould. Chamfered 2-light windows with
hoodmoulds and 8-pane sashes. Moulded bands to parapet quatrefoil in gable
apex. Similar, gabled, left and right returns. Rear: 2-storey wing to left,
single-storey central wing, possibly later, both of coursed squared stone and
gabled with kneelers and copings. Rising from the parapet is a symmetrical
series of octagonal ashlar stacks in groups of 1,4,2,4,1.
Interior: not inspected.
The house was originally occupied by John Brackenridge the land agent of the
estate.


Listing NGR: SE2882213548

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