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DUNFORD HOUSE

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: DUNFORD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1135667

Location

DUNFORD HOUSE, GREEN LANE

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1964

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342074

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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

7/84 Dunford House 5th June 1964

GV II

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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National Grid Reference: SE 40844 26210

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