Eden Place

EDEN PLACE 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: EDEN PLACE
List entry Number: 1025126

Location

EDEN PLACE, PONTEFRACT ROAD Grade: II
Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968
Details

ACKWORTH PONTEFRACT ROAD SE41NW (east side) High Ackworth 2/13 Eden Place 25.3.1968 GV II

House, now local authority home. Probably later C18. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. Unusual single-depth linear plan with service element built as continuation at right-hand end (rather than at rear); and a garden house linked to this further to the right. Two storeys over cellars; 1st-floor sill band; principal element of 3 bays, symmetrical; a flight of 5 semicircular steps to a central doorway which has a pedimented Gibbs surround, and glazed and panelled door: 2 tripartite sashed windows at ground floor and three 12-pane sashes above, all these windows with raised plain surrounds; modillioned cornice and low blocking course; hipped roof with 3 ridge chimneys (one at right-hand end). Left return wall has a full- height semicircular bay with tripartite sashed window on each floor, and above the upper of these a Sun fire insurance plaque dated 1847. Service wing to right, slightly set back, of 2 bays, has 16-pane sashes at ground floor, 12- pane sashes above. Attached at right-hand end is single-storey 3-bay continuation with a wide central doorway flanked by pedimented gabled bays, that on the right being a single-cell garden house with 12-pane sashed window and a lunette in the pediment, that on the left, in matching style, a screen, to the linking passage. Interior: cantilevered stone staircase up rear wall.

National Grid Reference: SE 44202 17940

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