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Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 40844 26210


SE 42 NW ROTHWELL GREEN LANE LS26 (east side, off) Methley

7/84 Dunford House 5th June 1964


Farmhouse, now house. Early to mid-C18. Brick with stone dressings, stone slate roof. Rectangular plan of shallow double depth. Three storeys and 5 bays, in classical style, symmetrical; in the centre a doorway and 1st floor Venetian window with architraves linked by an intermediate panel, the doorway wide with pilaster jambs, triglyph frieze, and moulded cornice, the Venetian window with Gibbs-style banded head to the centre and Tuscan architraves to the side lights, which are ogee-headed; at 2nd floor above this, a Diocletian window; otherwise, all windows sashed, with moulded sills and gauged brick heads containing triple keystones, those at ground and 1st floors all 12-paned and those at 2nd floor square, with 6 panes. Modillioned cornice, gable copings with kneelers, gable chimneys. Right-hand gable wall has doorway with modern porch at rear corner, a triple sash above this and 6-pane sash at 2nd floor; each gable has a fluted rainwater head to the returned end of the gutter cornice. The rear has inter alia a central round-headed stairlight, various blocked former openings and marks of a former rear extension. Interior: contemporary fittings and decoration of unusually fine quality including: panelled doors with shouldered architraves and cornices; open-well staircase with curved brackets, open string, 3 balusters per tread and ramped handrail with wreathed curtail; moulded plaster cornices (some modillioned and others with egg-and-dart); and fireplaces with shouldered architraves.

Listing NGR: SE4084426210


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 09 Nov 2007
Reference: IOE01/17015/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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