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Entrance Block to Kirkgate Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield East, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6787 / 53°40'43"N

Longitude: -1.4893 / 1°29'21"W

OS Eastings: 433834

OS Northings: 420370

OS Grid: SE338203

Mapcode National: GBR LT1X.C0

Mapcode Global: WHDC4.3S3P

Entry Name: Entrance Block to Kirkgate Station

Listing Date: 1 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258253

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444642

Location: Wakefield, WF1

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield East

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wakefield St Andrew and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

1. MONK STREET 5115 (South End)

Entrance block to
Kirkgate Station
SE 3320 6/206


1854, Long, near-symmetrical composition in classical style. Ashlar. Centrepiece
is a raised, pedimented holy, with clock on lot floor, flanked by tall, one-storey,
4-bay wings with entablatures, the outer bays emphasized by modillions to cornice
and tall parapets. Lower 3-window intermediate sections lead to outer 2-storey,
three window end pavilions with small outer sections beyond. Classical window
treatment with segemental pediments in centrepiece and outer bays of central
section. Central entrance up four stone steps. Off-centre later canopy on
cast iron brackets.

Listing NGR: SE3383420370

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

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