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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: 1135038



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


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1964

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342062

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SE32NW 5/62

LOFTHOUSE, WF3, LEEDS ROAD (east side), Lofthouse.

Nos. 176, 178 and 180 (Thompson's Farmhouse)

(Formerly listed as Nos. 176 and 178)

5th June 1964


Farmhouse, now 3 dwellings. Early C17, altered. Timber frame with later casing of stone and brick, now roughcast; stone slate roof. L-plan; 2-unit hall range with continuous rear outshut, and 2-unit left cross-wing. Two storeys; altered front openings including an inserted door in the centre, and on each floor large vertical rectangular windows and one small window close to the angle; in the gable of the wing an inserted door, and a window on each floor. Chimney on ridge close to junction with wing, side wall chimney to wing, external chimney near front of right-hand gable. Left return wall of wing partly covered by added stables, but the part to the rear of this (No. 180) has rusticated quoins, a band, and a doorway and window at ground floor with keystones; extruded chimney at rear gable. Right-hand gable of hall range has external chimney of stone (finished in modern brick above eaves), a buttress and remains of a stepped dripmould.

Interior: post-and-truss construction, the wall-pasts, wall-plates, braces to these, and tie-beams to king-post trusses exposed or visible in both parts, with multiple V-struts in the gables of the hall-range and the wing, and close studding at 1st floor of the junction; parlour enclosed by Cl7 muntin- and-rail panelling on 2 sides, with fluted frieze, and double doors; behind parlour, dog-leg staircase with 1/2-landing and unusually fine splat balusters of scrolled open work. Reference: RCHM p. 210,

Listing NGR: SE3339125712

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National Grid Reference: SE 33391 25712


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