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Layton Ghyll

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawdon, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8486 / 53°50'54"N

Longitude: -1.6625 / 1°39'45"W

OS Eastings: 422298

OS Northings: 439201

OS Grid: SE222392

Mapcode National: GBR JRTY.V4

Mapcode Global: WHC94.FJKG

Entry Name: Layton Ghyll

Listing Date: 7 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342271

Location: Rawdon, Leeds, LS19

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Rawdon

Built-Up Area: Yeadon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Rawdon St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 23 NW
LS 19 (south side)
8/11 Layton Ghyll
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C17, altered and enlarged probably in C19.
Coursed squared sandstone with quoins, stone slate roof. Double-depth 4-room
plant with former rear outshut raised to make 2-storey rear range under
parallel ridge. Two stores and 5 bays, symmetrical; central doorway has
simple architrave with raised outer rim; 4 windows at ground floor and
5 above, all with similar surrounds, and all probably formerly cross-windows
(marks of former transoms visible in jambs) , but those at ground floor left
now 12-pane sashes, those at ground floor right altered as lengthened cross-
windows, and those at 1st floor all casements. Gable chimneys and gable
coping with kneelers. Right return wall has inter alia a double-chamfered
mullioned window to the rear room at ground floor, formerly of 4 lights but
now lacking the 1st and 3rd mullions.

Interior: lateral partition inserted in left front room to make central
passage, which lead to dog-leg staircase with closed string, turned
balusters, broad handrail and square newels; in front right-hand room a
chamfered beam and chamfered joists with run-out stops.

Listing NGR: SE2229839201

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

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