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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE WEST PAVILION

List entry Number: 1200273

Location

THE WEST PAVILION, HEATH COMMON

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
WakefieldMetropolitan AuthorityWarmfield cum Heath

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Aug-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342366

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE 3519 and SE 3520 WARMFIELD-CUM-HEATH HEATH COMMON (north side)

6/61 The West Pavilion 14.2.52 (formerly listed as outbuildings and stables)

GV I

Stables with accommodation above, now 4 flats. c1753 by John Carr for John Smyth. Hammer-dressed stone with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. Classical. H-shaped. 2 storeys. 7 x 5 bay symmetrical facades. Quoins. Continuous plinth and sill bands. South-east facade, facing Heath Hall (q.v.): central 3 bays break forward and have: tall semicircular-arched entrance with massive parabolic-arched vault leading through to rear; continuous impost band; windows have 18-pane sashes with 6-pane sashes above, flanking bays have a sash window with plaque above; pedimented gable with dentils surmounted by clock tower with engaged Tuscan columns to corners and circular recess for clock with arched cornice, the whole topped by circular open rotunda with Tuscan columns and bell-shaped cap with ball finial surmounted by weathervane. Bays 2 and 6 each have sash windows with plain stone surrounds. Outer projecting bays each have a recessed archway in which is set a similar sash window to each floor. Dentil cornice. Hipped roof with 2 ashlar ridge stacks. Rear similarly fenestrated. Left-hand return, fronting the Common, has central 3 bays breaking forward under pedimented gable. Central recessed arch with sash windows to each floor; bays either side have niches with plaques above. Outer 2 bays have a sash window to each floor.

With East Pavilion (q.v.) and Heath Hall forms part of a balanced composition.



Listing NGR: SE3554820210

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National Grid Reference: SE 35548 20210

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