DiCamillo Companion

Woolley Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    House & Family History: Woolley Hall was owned by Wakefiled Council between 1947 and 2015. During the council's ownership the House was used as a college and an events venue.

  • Architect: Jeffry Wyatville (Wyattville) (Wyatt)

    Date: 1820
    Designed: Gateway and Lodge to Sheffield Road for Godfrey Wentworth

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    Architect: John Webb

    Date: 1811
    Designed: Landscaping

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    Architect: Charles Watson

    Date: 1807-14
    Designed: Repairs and alterations (1807) for Godfrey Wentworth; probably also designed Lodge and Gateway (1814).

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    Architect: Bernard Hartley, I

    Date: 1790-1800
    Designed: Alterations for Godfrey Wentworth

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pgs. 470, 1025, 1031, 1132
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Sir William de Notton, 14th century. Sir William Fyncheden, 14th century. John Woodrove, 14th century. Robert Popeley, 15th century. Sir Richard Woodrove, 15th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Michael Wentworth, 17th century; Godfrey Wentworth, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Unknown

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Unoccupied

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No