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Latitude: 53.6915 / 53°41'29"N
Longitude: -1.3106 / 1°18'37"W
OS Eastings: 445624
OS Northings: 421895
OS Grid: SE456218
Mapcode National: GBR MT9R.2F
Mapcode Global: WHDC6.VG3V
Entry Name: 15-21, Market Place
Listing Date: 5 November 1968
Last Amended: 15 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313286
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342676
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 MARKET PLACE
SE 4521 NE
Nos 15 to 21 (odd)
5.11.68 (formerly listed as
'No 13, No 15, No 17,
No 19, No 21')
Terrace of 4 houses, now a public house, restaurant and shops. Early-mid C18 with
late C19 and C20 alterations. Rendered brick with stone dressings and slate roof.
3 tail storeys and 7 bays. Central entrance and through-passages to outer bays.
Ground floor has semi-circular-headed arches to through-passages with rusticated
jambs, radiating voussoirs and dropped keystones, arch to right is wider. Both
arches have narrow cornice over. Recessed central entrance is flanked by C20 shop
fronts. To first and second floors, left-hand corner has a rusticated pilaster
strip. First floor has 7 narrow flush-frame plate-glass sash windows over moulded
sill band with projecting bracketed sills. Above, 7 similar, smaller windows over
similar band and sills with later moulded gutter below. Early C20 egg-and-dart and
moulded cornice. Steeply pitched roof with swept eaves. No stacks.
Listing NGR: SE4562421895
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