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Gazebo Approximately 100 Metres North of Clumpcliffe Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rothwell, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.738 / 53°44'16"N

Longitude: -1.4407 / 1°26'26"W

OS Eastings: 436990

OS Northings: 426986

OS Grid: SE369269

Mapcode National: GBR LTC6.WS

Mapcode Global: WHDBY.V94R

Entry Name: Gazebo Approximately 100 Metres North of Clumpcliffe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 June 1964

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342080

Location: Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Rothwell

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 (south side, off)

6/92 Gazebo approx. 100 metres
5th June 1964 north of
Clumpcliffe Farmhouse


Gazebo (or observatory). Dated 1708 on rainwater heads; for Savile family of
former Methley Hall, and perhaps by Theophilus Shelton (Linstrum, pp60 and
384). Handmade red brick in stretcher bond with sandstone dressings, stone
slate and lead roofs. Rectangular plan. One and 2 storeys, 4 bays,
symmetrical, facing north, with flat-roofed, 2-storey, 2-bay centre rising
between hipped roof single-storey outer bays; sandstone pilaster-strips to
the outer corners, rusticated long-and-short quoins to the upper storey;
1st-floor band; up 5 modern steps in the centre, a doorway with stone
architrave and cornice, on each side and at 1st floor, 2 vertical rectangular
windows with raised stone surrounds and gauged brick heads, that to the right
of the door containing an 8-pane sash but the others blocked with sheeting;
each side of the upper storey, the upper part of a lead downspout decorated
with swags, the rainwater heads also decorated and with raised lettering
"JS" (left) and "1 7 (right)
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Modillioned cornice, remains of wooden balustrade, octagonal lantern with
ogee cap and ball finial, and 2 turrets to the rear. Rear has 4 windows and
central door with cornice, all with raised stone surrounds.

Listing NGR: SE3699026986

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