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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: 1255687



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-Aug-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465769

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SE2935 WOODHOUSE CLIFF, Woodhouse 714-1/24/1263 (North side) 05/08/76 No.5 (Formerly Listed as: WOODHOUSE CLIFF, Woodhouse Nos.5 AND 5A)


Formerly known as: Cliff House WOODHOUSE CLIFF Woodhouse. House. Late C17 with C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed squared gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Plinth and quoins. Half-glazed door bay 3 with overlight in plain stone surround. Windows, ground floor: paired plate-glass sashes in plain stone surrounds with slender mullions, the sills lowered; first floor, bays 1, 2 and 4: paired C20 casements in plain surrounds with flat-faced mullions and continuous sill band; above entrance: plate-glass sash in Gibbs surround with keyblock. Eaves band and blocking course, gable copings and banded ridge stacks at each end and between bays 1 and 2. INTERIOR: hall entrance passage and landing with elliptical arch, staircase with turned balusters; roof structure comprises king post trusses with longitudinal braces, trenched purlins, the rear roof pitch raised to create an outshut; elsewhere ceiling beams are encased in plaster. An important survival of a farmhouse of C17 origin which stood on the edge of the settlement of Wrangthorn, the land to the E developed as quarries by the mid C19 (OS map). Previously known as Cliff House, in 1872 it was the home of Thomas S Hudson, a woollen merchant of the firm of Hudson, Sykes and Bousfield of No.19 Wellington Street. (qv). (Porter's Directory of Leeds: 1872-1873).

Listing NGR: SE2909435609

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Porters Directory of Leeds and Neighbourhood' in Porters Directory of Leeds and Neighbourhood, (1872)

National Grid Reference: SE 29094 35609


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