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Latitude: 53.6916 / 53°41'29"N
Longitude: -1.3126 / 1°18'45"W
OS Eastings: 445490
OS Northings: 421903
OS Grid: SE454219
Mapcode National: GBR MT8R.MD
Mapcode Global: WHDC6.TG4S
Entry Name: 18 and 20, Beast Fair
Listing Date: 15 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313280
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342649
Location: Wakefield, WF8
Electoral Ward/Division: Pontefract North
Built-Up Area: Pontefract
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Pontefract St Giles with St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
PONTEFRACT BEAST FAIR
SE 4521 NW
Nos 18 and 20
House, now partly shop. Mid C18-with late C19 alterations. Rendered brick with
painted stone dressings and Welsh slate roof. Three storeys; three asymmetrical
bays, central window with left window almost adjoining and right window some
distance away. Late C19 shop front to ground floor with doorway giving access to
upper floors to far right. Shop front has central recessed half-glazed door with
elaborate panelling to base flanked by canted windows on chamfered sills and stone
plinths, all set in pilastered surround with panelled and fluted pilasters, and
moulded cornice. To far right a 4-panel door below large overlight. Large brackets
supporting moulded hood across full width of facade above. First and second floors
have chamfered rusticated quoins and moulded sill bands, first floor also has
moulded band at lintel level of windows. Three tall sashes with glazing bars to
first floor and two 6-pane sashes to second floor flanking blocked central window.
All windows in Gibbs surrounds with large double keystones. Moulded cornice. Stone
coped gable to right.
Listing NGR: SE4549021903
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