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CRAG 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: CRAG HOUSE

List entry Number: 1256050

Location

CRAG HOUSE, SMITHY LANE

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1976

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465309

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE24SW SMITHY LANE, Cookridge 714-1/1/638 (West side (off)) 05/08/76 Crag House

GV II

Farmhouse. C17 origins, roof raised mid C19, altered C20. Coursed squared gritstone, roof of concrete tiles. 2 storeys, 4 bays with a ruined 2-bay range to right. 3-light original windows on ground-floor front, 5-, 6- (with king mullion) and 2-light mullions, continuous dripmould stepped over doorway which has a chamfered surround and flattened Tudor arch, hoodmould over. First floor: former 2-light windows, mullions removed, bays 2 and 4; stonework clearly shows change in eaves height and added large square windows to bays 1 and 3. End stacks. Rear: the ground-floor walling is laid to irregular courses, the hammer-dressed later stonework above is more regular. Ground floor, left: 2 slit vents have been inserted into a window opening; square windows with C20 frames throughout. Left return: a large stepped external stack, house entrance under later porch to left. Right return: clear line of the roof pitch of the ruined range on gable. Ruined range to right has remnants of a timber-framed front wall encased in stone; central doorway with deep chamfer and 4-centred arch, large inserted window right, small square recessed chamfered window to left and far right, the walling far right stands over a well. The wall survives to eaves height and a few stone slates remain; under the eaves are 2 small recessed chamfered windows. On the inner face of this wall are 2 wall posts and wall plate with one brace. INTERIOR: ceilings have been raised in the front rooms, fireplaces rebuilt; kitchen rear left has rebuilt remains of a smoking chamber; the rear wall reputed to retain timber posts, perhaps of an early outshut.



Listing NGR: SE2426037559

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National Grid Reference: SE2456541294

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