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Guide Post on Traffic Island at Junction with Station Road

A Grade II* Listed Building in Low Ackworth, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6496 / 53°38'58"N

Longitude: -1.3326 / 1°19'57"W

OS Eastings: 444210

OS Northings: 417220

OS Grid: SE442172

Mapcode National: GBR MV47.8F

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.HJMH

Entry Name: Guide Post on Traffic Island at Junction with Station Road

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342601

Location: Ackworth, Wakefield, WF7

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ackworth

Built-Up Area: Low Ackworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ackworth St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 41 NW ACKWORTH BARNSLEY ROAD
(East side) Low Ackworth
1498/2/1
Guide post on traffic island at
25.03.1968 Junction with Station Road

GV II*

Guide post. Dated 1805 at top of west side. Sandstone. Hexagonal in section, and approx. 3 metres high; banded rustication; straight-sided pedestal, tapered column, large triangular cap, with inscriptions on all sides and some finger-pointers:-

Pontefract 3/Hemsworth 3 (west side)

East Hardwick 3 (south-east side)
Snaith 15

Wentbridge 3 (north-east side)
Doncaster 13

Cap now surmounted by ornamental wrought iron stand carrying 3 lamps.

Listing NGR: SE4421017220

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