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Latitude: 53.6154 / 53°36'55"N
Longitude: -1.4946 / 1°29'40"W
OS Eastings: 433529
OS Northings: 413325
OS Grid: SE335133
Mapcode National: GBR LV0M.6Q
Mapcode Global: WHDCJ.0DK6
Entry Name: Lodge to Woolley Hall Including Walling, Piers, Gate Piers and Gates
Listing Date: 27 May 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200715
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342415
Location: Woolley, Wakefield, WF4
Civil Parish: Woolley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE31SW WOOLLEY BARNSLEY ROAD
4/110 Lodge to Woolley Hall
27.5.76 including walling,
piers, gate piers
Gates, gate piers and flanking curtain walls with lodge (ruinous) to rear.
c1820 by Jeffry Wyatt for Godfrey Wentworth Wentworth of Woolley Hall (q.v.).
Ashlar and cast-iron. Tall gate piers with Doric corner pilasters, frieze,
cornice and blocking course. Lower flanking ornamental round-arched pedestrian
gateways to which are attached curved quadrant walls with panelled ashlar piers
with shaped tops (only those to right survive). Ornamental cast-iron carriage
and pedestrian gates. Small lodge behind southern quadrant has main surviving
feature of doorway with architrave, apron and enrichment with 3 panels with a
raised shield to centre. Flanking ashlar piers have recessed panels.
Interior of lodge: 4 rooms aligned to the curve of the outer wall have some
standing walls and remains of 2 fireplaces. Linking passage has remains of
brick barrel vault.
The original drawing is illustrated in G. Markham, Woolley Hall, The Historical
Development of a Country House (1979) p47.
Listing NGR: SE3352913325
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