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Crow Trees

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawdon, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8518 / 53°51'6"N

Longitude: -1.6826 / 1°40'57"W

OS Eastings: 420977

OS Northings: 439558

OS Grid: SE209395

Mapcode National: GBR JRPW.JZ

Mapcode Global: WHC94.4F1Y

Entry Name: Crow Trees

Listing Date: 7 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342273

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

AIREBOROUGH LEEDS ROAD
SE24SE
LS19 (north-east side),
Rawdon
6/169 Crow Trees
-
- II

House now old peoples' home, 1628 for Christopher Coates, extended 1670 for
Samuel Coates, resited and rebuilt c1825-26, altered later C19 and C20.
Coursed squared stone, stone slate roof. H-shaped plan north-east range
shorter than south-west range. 2 storeys, south-west range with attic; 3 bay
parallel ranges with short link block. Double-chamfered mullion windows,
transomed to north-east range, transomes removed from south-west range.
South-west elevation: chamfered plinth, 1st-floor string, both returning;
three 5-light windows to ground floor; on 1st floor windows of 4, 2, 5 and 6
lights. Between bays 1 and 2 and 2 and 3 rise gables, each having oculi
flanking a datestone, left one incised SC 1670 (Simon Coates), right one with
raised lettering "CC 1628" (Christopher Coates), and a stopped 3-light window
with stepped hoodmould. Gables have shaped kneelers, ashlar coping and
finials. End stacks, that to left external, with strings and cornices;
another stack to ridge between bays 2 and 3. Projecting from right side is
C19 single-storye porch with chamfered, quoined, triangular-headed entrance.
Nort-east elevation: doorway between bays 1 and 2 has moulded, quoined, bi-
cusped architrave, the lintel stone also bi-cusped, and a chamfered 2-light
overlight above; inserted window to right a 3-light window beyond and a 2-
light window (mullion removed) to left. On 1st floor windows of 3, 3 and 2
lights; moulded kneelers ashlar coping; stacks to left end and to rear roof
pitch on right south-east elevation: link block has tall stair window of 3
cusped lights and another of 2 cusped lights to 1st floor right (both C19).
North-west elevation: north-east range has a 5-light window with hoodmould to
each floor the upper lights round-arched; south-west range has 3-light
windows to ground floor, windows of 2 and 3 lights above and 2-light attic
window.
Interior: Stair hall has: late C17-style oak panelling with raised and
fielded pane Doric pilasters and bolection-moulded architraves to doors;
open-well closed-string newel stair with turned balusters and ramped
handrail; stained-glass stair window. Panelled north-west ground-floor room
has C18 style.


Listing NGR: SE2097739558

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