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The Old Rectory with Stone Boundary Wall to Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Mickletown, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7411 / 53°44'27"N

Longitude: -1.3947 / 1°23'40"W

OS Eastings: 440023

OS Northings: 427360

OS Grid: SE400273

Mapcode National: GBR LTP5.VN

Mapcode Global: WHDBZ.K73B

Entry Name: The Old Rectory with Stone Boundary Wall to Garden

Listing Date: 17 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342076

Location: Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Kippax and Methley

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Mickletown

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

LS26 (north side)

7/88 No. 1 (The Old Rectory)
17th January 1986 with stone boundary wall
to garden


Former Rectory, now house. Late C17/early C18. Stretcher bond brick with
random, interspersed headers; continuous, chamfered brick plinth with stone
offsets, stone cavetto-moulded string course between 1st and 2nd storeys
changes to double-stretcher course in brick to rear elevation. Rectangular
plan with 2-span, hipped stone slate roof with gable end stacks. Front
elevation has 2-storey, 5-bay symmetrical facade with central 6-panel door
reached by stone steps flanked by curved, solid stone balustrade with
chamfered coping. All fenestration 20-pane sashes in plain wooden casements
set in flat arches and with stone sills. Rear elevation has symmetrical
arrangements of fenestration with central 30-pane sash staircase window to 1/2
landing above 1st storey small fixed 9-pane light between 15-pane sashes.
2nd storey has evidence of early bricking up of openings and inserted 16-pane
horizontal sliding sash on right of staircase window. Rear cellar lit by
simple square openings in plinth. Altered entrance on right has 5 stone
steps. Gable ends have scattered and altered fenestration: the east gable
has original 9-pane fixed light 1st storey containing the original crown
glass mullions. Interior extensively renovated with many original features
concealed but retains original central staircase, western servants stair,
wooden panelling, round-arched fan-lit hall entrances and brick vaulted rear
cellars. Roof retains original scissor braces, principal rafters and purlins
and has evidence of attic storey adapted as servants quarters. Stone walled
property boundary included in listing. Stables and rear outbuildings of no
special interest.

Listing NGR: SE4002327360

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

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