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33 and 35, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontefract, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6913 / 53°41'28"N

Longitude: -1.3111 / 1°18'39"W

OS Eastings: 445591

OS Northings: 421866

OS Grid: SE455218

Mapcode National: GBR MT8R.YJ

Mapcode Global: WHDC6.THW2

Entry Name: 33 and 35, Market Place

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Last Amended: 15 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342679

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 MARKET PLACE
SE 4521 NE
(south-east side)
8/40
Nos 33 and 35 (formerly
29.7.50 listed as Premises occu-
pied by Prices, Tailors
Ltd, No 33 and No 33A)

GV II

Two or 3 houses or inn, now 2 shops. Probably late C16 or early C17, with later
alterations. Timber framed, rendered; graduated stone slate roof. U-shaped plan,
with central passage giving access to 2 rear wings. 3 storeys, 1:1 bays. Front
elevation has second-floor jetty. Central passage is flanked by C20 shop fronts, not
of special interest. Second-floor jetty is carried on 4 first-floor Doric half-
columns with pronounced entasis; their bases are not visible. They form a narrow
central bay over the passage, which has a sash window with glazing bars in flush
exposed sash box, and wide outer bays each with a segmental bow window, with sashes
to left, and sashes with 8:16:8 panes to right. The second floor has 4 unevenly-
spaced sash windows with projecting sills and flush timber architraves. Cornice.
Stack at right end. Both rear wings have extensions which are not of special
interest. Interior greatly altered.


Listing NGR: SE4559121866

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