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Heath Old Hall

Hob Uid: 52710
Location :
Wakefield
Warmfield cum Heath
Grid Ref : SE3516020120
Summary : Country house at Heath Village constructed by 1595. It comprised two storeys and a symmetrical front with central porch and flanking turret bays in a Palladian villa style. Alterations were carried out in the 18th century. Ashlar front with hammerdressed stone to rear and Welsh slate and lead roof. It was demolished in the 1960s.
More information : [SE 3516 2012] Heath Old Hall [G.T.] (1)

Old Hall, Heath was begun before 1584 and completed before 1595. (2)

The Hall is now roofless and in ruins. See G.P. AO63/220/6 for SE
aspect. (3)

SE 351 201 Heath Old Hall, Warmfield with Heath.
Large country house; of stone, two storeys and basement, built in late 16th century around small rectangular light well; symmetrical front with central porch and flanking turret bays; 18th century alterations including rococo plasterwork in the gothic style. (5)

Heath Old Hall, a late 16th century house, now derelict and unroofed. (6)

Reported as being largely demolished in 1961. (7)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1956
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Source : Yorkshire : the West Riding
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RWE 13-NOV-63
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Source Number : 5
Source : Monuments threatened or destroyed: a select list: 1956-1962
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Source Number : 6
Source : The Archaeological Journal
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Page(s) : 321
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Vol(s) : 125, 1968
Source Number : 7
Source : Robert Smythson and the Elizabethan country house
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Constructed 1595
Monument End Date : 1595
Monument Start Date : 1595
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Mid 17th century alteration
Monument End Date : 1666
Monument Start Date : 1633
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Demolished 1960s
Monument End Date : 1969
Monument Start Date : 1960
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Demolished Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 31963
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 32 SE 10
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 52734
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 32 SE 10
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1963-11-13
End Date : 1963-11-13
Associated Activities : Primary, INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-11-14
End Date : 1995-11-14