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Latitude: 53.7504 / 53°45'1"N
Longitude: -1.5994 / 1°35'57"W
OS Eastings: 426513
OS Northings: 428298
OS Grid: SE265282
Mapcode National: GBR KT82.JB
Mapcode Global: WHC9K.DZMR
Entry Name: Croft House
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135136
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341804
Location: Morley, Leeds, LS27
Civil Parish: Morley
Built-Up Area: Morley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Morley St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
CHURCH STREET (east side),
Nos 4 and 6 (Croft House)
House, now forms 2 dwellings. Early C19 with later C19 additions.
Birthplace of Lord Oxford and Asquith (12th September 1852, died 15th February
1928) Prime Minister of England 1908-1916. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate
roof. 2 storeys. 2-cell central -entry plan double-depth with later added
cell to rear. 3-bay symmetrical facade. Semicircular-arched doorway with
impost and fanlight flanked by Doric pilasters with entablature and cornice.
To either side and above, windows with wedge lintels all with altered glazing,
those to ground floor with lowered sills and French windows. Coped gables
with ridge stacks. Addition to rear under 2 gables with coping and ridge stacks.
Left-hand return has 2-storey bay window in ashlar of 3 lights.
Included as the birthplace of the first Liberal Prime Minister of England.
Listing NGR: SE2651328298
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