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MORLEY HALL

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: MORLEY HALL

List entry Number: 1135105

Location

MORLEY HALL, DAWSON HILL

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Morley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-May-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 341810

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE2628 SW LS27 DAWSON HILL MORLEY 7/20 Morley Hall 14.5.73 GV II

House. Dated 1683 but mainly with early C19 fenestration and with later C19 alterations and additions to rear. Large well-coursed dressed stone, Welsh blue-slate roof. 2 storeys. Appears originally to have been of 3-room plan with hall-and-crosswing and gable-entry doorway dated 1683. 1st cell has added full height canted bay with band and embattled parapet and 15-pane sash with plain-stone surround to each face and floor. Central cell has semicircular-arched stairwindow with voussoirs and raised keystone to left of doorway in shallow porch with monolithic jambs and lintel and cyma-moulded cornice and sash window above. Right wing breaks forward slightly and has quoins and canted bay-window with small-paned sash to each face, cornice and blocking course. 2 sash windows above. Coped gable with kneelers and one ball finial. Coped gable to left. Lateral stack (brick) to rear of 1st cell, ashlar ridge-stack at junction with wing. Large lateral stack to right-hand return of wing. Left-hand return has C17 doorway with composite jambs dated lintel and cyma-moulded surround to left of single sash to 1st cell with same above. To left of door long added range at right angles to front range has 2 projecting full height rectangular bays with mullioned windows and embattled parapet. Coped gables, one ridge stack to this range.

Attached to front is plaque inscribed:

" Built in 1683 by Thomas Dawson whose Grand-Daughter married Lord Loughborough (Lord Chancellor of England) The residence of Oliver and Alice Scatcherd from 1884-1906. "

Formerly the home of Sir William Overend Priestley (1829-1900) the distinguished physician.

Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE2622528114

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National Grid Reference: SE 26225 28114

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