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The Horse Vaults Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract North, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6922 / 53°41'32"N

Longitude: -1.3093 / 1°18'33"W

OS Eastings: 445703

OS Northings: 421976

OS Grid: SE457219

Mapcode National: GBR MT9R.B5

Mapcode Global: WHDC6.VGP9

Entry Name: The Horse Vaults Public House

Listing Date: 3 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342667

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 HORSE FAIR
SE 4521 NE
(south-east side)
8/28 The Horse Vaults
3.3.75 Public House
GV II

Public house. Mid C18 with early C20 alterations. Painted brick in Flemish
bend, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays. L-shaped plan, with lower 2-storey
range, to rear right. Chamfered rusticated quoins. Ground floor: central 6-panel
door below overlight in Tuscan surround, flanked by square bay windows, with
3 front panes of etched glass below 2-pane overlights, all under continuous fascia.
First floor: sash windows with projecting ashlar sills and voussoired wedge lintels
with fluted dropped keystones, arranged 1:3:1. Moulded cornice with blocking
course. Ashlar end coping. Brick end stacks.
Interior: on ground floor to left, good c.1900 cast-iron fireplace with pretty
tiles; rooms on ground floor all knocked into one large bar, but cornices intact.


Listing NGR: SE4570321976

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