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Thompson's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardsley and Robin Hood, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7268 / 53°43'36"N

Longitude: -1.4954 / 1°29'43"W

OS Eastings: 433391

OS Northings: 425712

OS Grid: SE333257

Mapcode National: GBR LT0B.1S

Mapcode Global: WHDBY.0L6C

Entry Name: Thompson's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 June 1964

Last Amended: 28 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342062

Location: Leeds, WF3

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Ardsley and Robin Hood

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lofthouse Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


LEEDS ROAD (east side), Lofthouse.

Nos. 176, 178 and 180 (Thompson's Farmhouse)

(Formerly listed as Nos. 176 and 178)

5th June 1964


Farmhouse, now 3 dwellings. Early C17, altered. Timber frame with later
casing of stone and brick, now roughcast; stone slate roof. L-plan; 2-unit
hall range with continuous rear outshut, and 2-unit left cross-wing. Two
storeys; altered front openings including an inserted door in the centre, and
on each floor large vertical rectangular windows and one small window close
to the angle; in the gable of the wing an inserted door, and a window on each
floor. Chimney on ridge close to junction with wing, side wall chimney to
wing, external chimney near front of right-hand gable. Left return wall of
wing partly covered by added stables, but the part to the rear of this (No.
180) has rusticated quoins, a band, and a doorway and window at ground floor
with keystones; extruded chimney at rear gable. Right-hand gable of hall
range has external chimney of stone (finished in modern brick above eaves), a
buttress and remains of a stepped dripmould.

Interior: post-and-truss construction, the wall-pasts, wall-plates, braces to
these, and tie-beams to king-post trusses exposed or visible in both parts,
with multiple V-struts in the gables of the hall-range and the wing, and
close studding at 1st floor of the junction; parlour enclosed by Cl7 muntin-
and-rail panelling on 2 sides, with fluted frieze, and double doors; behind
parlour, dog-leg staircase with 1/2-landing and unusually fine splat
balusters of scrolled open work.
Reference: RCHM p. 210,

Listing NGR: SE3339125712

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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