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Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE 29094 35609



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


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


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: 10 Mar 2005
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