Priory Cottage

PRIORY COTTAGE 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: PRIORY COTTAGE List entry Number: 1187696


Date first listed: 11-May-1988

ACKWORTH PONTEFRACT ROAD SE41NW (west side, off) High Ackworth 2/9 Priory Cottage – – II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably late C17, altered in late C18. Rendered sandstone, roof of modern pantiles. Three-unit lobby-entry plan, with rear outshut to 2nd and 3rd. Two storeys and 3 bays; doorway at junction of 1st and 2nd bays has fielded panelled door, and plain surround with simple pediment; to the right, 2nd bay has tripartite window, the centre light wider and the outer lights sashed, all with glazing bars, and raised plain surround; otherwise, 2 windows at ground floor and 3 above are all now top- hung casements with glazing bars and raised plain surrounds; gable copings with kneelers, gable chimneys, and ridge chimney in line with door. Rear of 1st bay has windows like those at front; a horizontal-sliding sash in the position of a fire window, and another above; prominent outshut with 2 doorways (one covered by glazed porch) and 3 windows, that in the centre a S- light horizontal-sliding sash; gable copings with kneelers; chimney at left end. Interior: some chamfered beams, and deep chimney stack; otherwise altered.

National Grid Reference: SE 43972 17823

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