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The West Pavilion

A Grade I Listed Building in Warmfield cum Heath, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6772 / 53°40'37"N

Longitude: -1.4633 / 1°27'47"W

OS Eastings: 435548

OS Northings: 420210

OS Grid: SE355202

Mapcode National: GBR LT6X.ZK

Mapcode Global: WHDC4.HTDW

Entry Name: The West Pavilion

Listing Date: 14 February 1952

Last Amended: 27 August 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342366

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

SE 3519 and SE 3520 WARMFIELD-CUM-HEATH HEATH COMMON
(north side)

6/61 The West Pavilion
14.2.52 (formerly listed as
outbuildings and
stables)

GV I

Stables with accommodation above, now 4 flats. c1753 by John Carr for John Smyth.
Hammer-dressed stone with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. Classical. H-shaped.
2 storeys. 7 x 5 bay symmetrical facades. Quoins. Continuous plinth and sill
bands. South-east facade, facing Heath Hall (q.v.): central 3 bays break forward
and have: tall semicircular-arched entrance with massive parabolic-arched vault
leading through to rear; continuous impost band; windows have 18-pane sashes with
6-pane sashes above, flanking bays have a sash window with plaque above; pedimented
gable with dentils surmounted by clock tower with engaged Tuscan columns to corners
and circular recess for clock with arched cornice, the whole topped by circular
open rotunda with Tuscan columns and bell-shaped cap with ball finial surmounted
by weathervane. Bays 2 and 6 each have sash windows with plain stone surrounds.
Outer projecting bays each have a recessed archway in which is set a similar sash
window to each floor. Dentil cornice. Hipped roof with 2 ashlar ridge stacks.
Rear similarly fenestrated. Left-hand return, fronting the Common, has central
3 bays breaking forward under pedimented gable. Central recessed arch with sash
windows to each floor; bays either side have niches with plaques above. Outer
2 bays have a sash window to each floor.

With East Pavilion (q.v.) and Heath Hall forms part of a balanced composition.

Listing NGR: SE3554820210

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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