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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.


List entry Number: 1065898



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


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Barwick in Elmet and Scholes

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Oct-1982

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 422520

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BARWICK IN ELMET AND SCHOLES POTTERTON PARK SE43NW LS15 10/29 South Wing and 1.10.82 attached East Wing, Potterton Hall


Wings of Potterton Hall (see West Wing, q.v.) now 2 houses. c1800 with mid-late C19 alteration. South Wing: ashlar, stone slate roof; East Wing: hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof and lean-to with Welsh blue-slate roof. South Wing: 2-storey front, 3 storeys to rear. 7-bay symmetrical facade. Plinth Central 3 bays break forward slightly under pedimented gable. Tuscan porch with entablature, casement-moulded cornice and blocking course; double door with glazed fanlight. Above is window with architrave. Other bays have flat-arched windows with projecting sills, those to ground floor with casement-moulded cornices and C19 sashes, those above with 12-pane sashes with thin meeting rails. Set in the tympanum is a glazed oeil-de-boeuf. Casement-moulded eaves cornice, ashlar blocking course. Hipped roof with 4 stacks to rear pitch. Attached to right but set back is the East Wing this side being its rear and having outshut with 4 ground- floor bays of sash windows with deep monolithic lintels and 2 windows to 1st floor. Lean-to roof. Main house set back has blind bay to right with quoined angle and hipped roof with 2 rendered brick stacks. Rear: East Wing to left: 3 bays. 1st and 3rd bays have sash windows with monolithic lintels to left of doorways with overlights; tripartite sashes to 1st floor and to each floor of 2nd bay. Roof raised mid-C19 the earlier roofline clearly discernible. South Wing to right: taller. 2 bays of sash windows to each floor and narrow bay, at junction with south wing, which has doorway with window above. Central ridge stack. Left-hand return has single bay of windows as front and return of cornice and blocking course.

Interior: South Wing: wide entrance-hall has tile floor, panelled dado and doorways either side with eared architraves and elaborate slightly later overdoors with oval plaques with putti and carved swags. Richly-moulded cornice with coved ceiling carried on pilasters with capitals richly decorated with leaf and egg-and-dart moulding. Open-well stair c1975. To left, large drawing-room with deep skirtings, dado rail, picture rail and pretty ceiling cornice and central boss. Panelled door, window shutters and window bottoms with astragal mouldings; fine white and Sienna marble fireplace with Ionic engaged columns, fluted frieze with oval roundels and moulded cornice, probably c1740 and possibly removed from the square sitting room in the West Wing (q.v.) when this room became the main reception room of Potterton Hall c1800. To right, well-proportioned dining-room with doorways flanking elaborate marble and carved wood fireplace the walls decorated with large rectangular panels with swags and panelled window surrounds. Bedrooms have doorways with architraves and simple fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SE4063038992

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National Grid Reference: SE 40630 38992


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