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Tyersal Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Pudsey, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.786 / 53°47'9"N

Longitude: -1.6972 / 1°41'50"W

OS Eastings: 420044

OS Northings: 432223

OS Grid: SE200322

Mapcode National: GBR JYN.0D

Mapcode Global: WHC9H.W3YG

Entry Name: Tyersal Hall

Listing Date: 25 May 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341849

Location: Leeds, BD4

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Pudsey

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Pudsey St Lawrence and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE23SW PUDSEY (south side),
SE200322 Bradford

4/85 Tyersal Hall

Large house. Late medieval timber-frame extended to west late C16 encased in
stone c1691 (date on porch). Thin coursed hammer-dressed stone, stone slate
roof. 2 storeys with single-storey aisle to rear of hall. 4-room front with
6 1st-floor windows, single-storey porch, double-depth. Quoins. All are double-
chamfered mullioned windows with almost square reveals. From left to right: a
7-light window with 4-light window above; basket-arched doorway with composite
jambs and chamfered surround with 2-light window above; 6-light window with
5-light window above; 4-light window to each floor; gabled porch with Tudor-arched
doorway and chamfered surround, the lintel initialled and dated " RT (?) 1691 ",
coped gable with large finials to kneelers and apex; inner door has Tudor-arched
lintel, composite jambs with moulded surround (cyma, step, roll, step) and elaborate
stop carved like a baluster; inserted French window, with 4-light window above.
Coped gables with kneelers with finials. End and central stacks. Rear: outer
gabled cells each having a 2-light window and 3-light window above to one side
of former taking-in door with Tudor-arched lintel (now windows) and with coping,
kneelers and finials. Set between, aisle has gabled porch with Tudor-arched
doorway with coping, kneelers and finials flanked by 3-light windows.

Interior: hall is open to the roof with mid C19 elaborate Gothick stair with
turned balusters and low panelled walls. The hall is flanked by parlours, that
to west having stop-chamfered joists and replaced spine-bean, that to east having
plaster ceiling with moulded cornice running round spine beam. Kitchen to east
has stop-chamfered spine beams and floor joists. The chamber above the kitchen
has the oldest roof truss of large scantling with king-post with jowelled head
and mortices for 8 'V' struts (2 survive). One curved brace survives. The soffit
of tie-beam has mortices for posts and braces. At right angles is another king-
post truss for rear gable which has chamfered principals and lacks struts. 5 more
bays to west have king-post trusses with single-angle struts and mortices for posts.
Purlins have mortices for close-studded walls. Many other re-used timbers.

RCHM (England) report.

Listing NGR: SE2004432223

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

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