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Aberford House Including Front Garden Wall with Gatepiers and Inner Paved Parterre with Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberford, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.829 / 53°49'44"N

Longitude: -1.3427 / 1°20'33"W

OS Eastings: 443361

OS Northings: 437166

OS Grid: SE433371

Mapcode National: GBR MS25.35

Mapcode Global: WHDBM.B0WZ

Entry Name: Aberford House Including Front Garden Wall with Gatepiers and Inner Paved Parterre with Steps

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Last Amended: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342237

Location: Lotherton cum Aberford, Leeds, LS25

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Lotherton cum Aberford

Built-Up Area: Aberford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Aberford St Ricarius

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

LOTHERTON CUM ABERFORD MAIN STREET
SE43NW
LS25 (east side)Aberford
Aberford House, including
2/61 front garden wall with
3.2.67 gatepiers and inner
paved parterre with
steps (Formerly listed
as Aberford House
including gatepiers)

GV II

House and front garden wall with gatepiers and paved parterre. C18, altered
internally. Magnesian limestone ashlar, roof of graduated stone slates. L-
shaped plan: 3 structural bays with short rear wing to 1st bay, plus service
extension at left end. Classical style; 2 storeys, five lst-floor windows,
symmetrical, with rusticated quoins, ground-floor sillband, modillioned cornice,
partly-balustraded parapet; 2 doorways flanking the middle bay, each with panelled
door, rectangular 3-pane fanlight, pedimented architrave with consoles; at
ground floor 2 windows to each bay, at 1st floor 5 windows symmetrically disposed,
all these with plain architraves, and mostly 12-pane sashes, except those at
ground floor of 1st bay which are inverted sashes with 6 panes in the lower
leaf and 9 in the upper, and that over the left-hand door, which is blind.
Parapet balustrades align with lst-floor windows. Hipped roof with ridge chimney
at junction of 1st and 2nd bays, and end-wall chimneys. Lower 2-storey service
extension slightly set back at left end has small windows; single-storey wing
at right-hand end, with small square window. Rear: wing to 1st bay in form
of 2-storey canted bay, with sashed windows; doorway and stairlight at junction
of 2nd and 3rd bays, otherwise two 12-pane sashes on each floor; service extension
has Venetian window to former kitchen. Interior of less interest. Included
in the item is the front garden wall to full width of house, of dressed stone
with banded gatepiers and inner paved parterre with 8 broad steps leading up
to the house.


Listing NGR: SE4336137166

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

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