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Latitude: 53.8702 / 53°52'12"N
Longitude: -1.8094 / 1°48'33"W
OS Eastings: 412632
OS Northings: 441573
OS Grid: SE126415
Mapcode National: GBR HRTP.2C
Mapcode Global: WHC8W.5ZND
Entry Name: Toils Farmhouse and Attached Barn
Listing Date: 18 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1133337
English Heritage Legacy ID: 338012
Location: Bradford, BD16
Civil Parish: Bingley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Bingley All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE14SW BINGLEY OTLEY ROAD
SE126416 (west side of)Lane Head
2/106 Toils Farmhouse
and attached barn
Wrongly marked Middle Farm on O. S. maps. Laithe-house. c1770.
Hammer-dressed stone, dressed quoins, stone slate roof. 2 storeys.
5-bay barn to left of 2-cell central baffle-entry house.
House: doorway with monolithic jambs has cyma-moulded surround which
rises to form false ogee lintel; single-light window above has similar
surround with false-arched lintel. To either side on both floors a
3-light flat-faced mullioned window with recessed mullions with inner
chamfer and chamfered surround. Central stack offset from ridge.
Barn: segmental-arched cart entry with skewbacks and composite jambs.
To left, mistal doorway with monolithic jambs and chamfered surround.
Coped gable with kneelers to left. Left bay now part of house.
Extension to house, to right, in keeping re-uses original coping and
Interior: housebody has fireplace with monolithic jambs and segmental-
arched bressumer with incised voussoirs, stop-chamfered spine beams
and floor joists with ogee stops. Parlour has similar beamed ceiling.
It is recorded that John Wesley stayed here on several visits to the
area between preaching in Bingley and Ilkley in 1776. Formerly the
window had an engraved piece of glass with a portrait of Wesley and
an elegy to death dated 1776. This glass is now preserved in Eldwick
An outbuilding has re-used datestone c1777 the house may be of similar
Listing NGR: SE1263241573
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