CROFT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135136

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1986

Statutory Address: CROFT HOUSE, 4 AND 6, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CROFT HOUSE, 4 AND 6, CHURCH STREET

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Morley

National Grid Reference: SE 26513 28298

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History

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Details

SE22NE SE2628 2/14

MORLEY, LS27 CHURCH STREET (east side), Nos 4 and 6 (Croft House)

II House, now forms 2 dwellings. Early C19 with later C19 additions. Birthplace of Lord Oxford and Asquith (12th September 1852, died 15th February 1928) Prime Minister of England 1908-1916. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 2-cell central -entry plan double-depth with later added cell to rear. 3-bay symmetrical facade. Semicircular-arched doorway with impost and fanlight flanked by Doric pilasters with entablature and cornice. To either side and above, windows with wedge lintels all with altered glazing, those to ground floor with lowered sills and French windows. Coped gables with ridge stacks. Addition to rear under 2 gables with coping and ridge stacks. Left-hand return has 2-storey bay window in ashlar of 3 lights.

Included as the birthplace of the first Liberal Prime Minister of England.

Listing NGR: SE2651328298

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 341804

Legacy System: LBS

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