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Boat Yard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Warmfield cum Heath, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.67 / 53°40'12"N

Longitude: -1.4678 / 1°28'4"W

OS Eastings: 435255

OS Northings: 419413

OS Grid: SE352194

Mapcode National: GBR LV60.04

Mapcode Global: WHDCB.F08T

Entry Name: Boat Yard House

Listing Date: 27 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342358

Location: Warmfield cum Heath, Wakefield, WF1

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Warmfield cum Heath

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Warmfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


6/54 Boat Yard House


Former inn, now house. c1800. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys.
2-cell central-entry plan double-depth with rear outshut. Doorway has deep
monolithic lintel with much-faded painted inscription.

"L.H.H. WHITH(S)RY (very indistinct and may read differently)
To Sell Coffee & Rum"

Above is blind window with lintel and projecting sill. To either side on each
floor are windows with deep lintels and sills and casement glazing. Gable brick
stacks. Rear: lower roof than front, doorway (blocked) to left of window and
two to 1st floor, that to right lighting stair. Left-hand return has window at
low level, formerly barred, to light partially-sunken cellar; window above as
front. Added C20 brick lean-to and storm porch to right of smaller window with
wooden lintel.

Interior: entrance hall has, at rear, dog-leg stone stair with simple stick
balusters. Cellar has recessed area possibly for storing barrels.

Located by one of the canal boat building yards and used by bargees as a stopping

Listing NGR: SE3525519413

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