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Dunford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kippax and Methley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7307 / 53°43'50"N

Longitude: -1.3824 / 1°22'56"W

OS Eastings: 440844

OS Northings: 426210

OS Grid: SE408262

Mapcode National: GBR LTS9.JD

Mapcode Global: WHDBZ.QHXB

Entry Name: Dunford House

Listing Date: 5 June 1964

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342074

Location: Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Kippax and Methley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Methley St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 42 NW ROTHWELL GREEN LANE
LS26 (east side, off)
Methley

7/84 Dunford House
5th June 1964

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Early to mid-C18. Brick with stone dressings, stone
slate roof. Rectangular plan of shallow double depth. Three storeys and
5 bays, in classical style, symmetrical; in the centre a doorway and 1st
floor Venetian window with architraves linked by an intermediate panel, the
doorway wide with pilaster jambs, triglyph frieze, and moulded cornice, the
Venetian window with Gibbs-style banded head to the centre and Tuscan
architraves to the side lights, which are ogee-headed; at 2nd floor above
this, a Diocletian window; otherwise, all windows sashed, with moulded sills
and gauged brick heads containing triple keystones, those at ground and
1st floors all 12-paned and those at 2nd floor square, with 6 panes.
Modillioned cornice, gable copings with kneelers, gable chimneys. Right-hand
gable wall has doorway with modern porch at rear corner, a triple sash above
this and 6-pane sash at 2nd floor; each gable has a fluted rainwater head to
the returned end of the gutter cornice. The rear has inter alia a central
round-headed stairlight, various blocked former openings and marks of a
former rear extension.
Interior: contemporary fittings and decoration of unusually fine quality
including: panelled doors with shouldered architraves and cornices; open-well
staircase with curved brackets, open string, 3 balusters per tread and ramped
handrail with wreathed curtail; moulded plaster cornices (some modillioned
and others with egg-and-dart); and fireplaces with shouldered architraves.


Listing NGR: SE4084426210

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