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Transhelf House

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract North, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6922 / 53°41'31"N

Longitude: -1.317 / 1°19'1"W

OS Eastings: 445197

OS Northings: 421967

OS Grid: SE451219

Mapcode National: GBR MT7R.N5

Mapcode Global: WHDC6.RG1B

Entry Name: Transhelf House

Listing Date: 3 March 1975

Last Amended: 15 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342664

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

PONTEFRACT FRONT STREET
SE 4521 NW
(north side)
7/25 No 40 (Transhelf House)
3.3.75 (formerly listed as
'Tanshelf House')

II

House. Probably early C19. Red brick in Flemish bond with painted stone and
gauged brick dressings, graduated slate roof. Two storeys plus attic, 3 bays
symmetrical facade. Central bay with full-height elliptical-arched recess with
gauged brick arch. Stone plinth with three central steps up to 5-panel door
below traceried fanlight in moulded semi-circular headed architrave with imposts
and panelled reveals, and pilastered surround with reeded consoles, dosserets,
frieze and cornice. To either side are tripartite bow windows with brick plinths,
stone sills and moulded cornices; 12-pane sashes to fronts and 8-pane sashes
to sides with pilasters between and to corners. First floor: ashlar band; three
12-pane sashes all with stone wedge lintels incised with voussoirs, that to centre
slightly shorter and with panelled stone apron below, those to sides with stone
sills. Timber eaves board. Stone coped gables with brick end stacks and remains
of central ridge stack. Semi-circular headed attic windows to gable returns.
Attached single-storey shop to left not of special interest.


Listing NGR: SE4519721967

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