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Old Briardene Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothwell, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7471 / 53°44'49"N

Longitude: -1.4525 / 1°27'8"W

OS Eastings: 436204

OS Northings: 427993

OS Grid: SE362279

Mapcode National: GBR LT93.BJ

Mapcode Global: WHDBY.N2KR

Entry Name: Old Briardene Cottage

Listing Date: 28 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342089

Location: Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Rothwell

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Rothwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Oulton with Woodlesford St John

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 32 NE,

ABERFORD ROAD (east side, off),
Old Briardene Cottage

(Formerly listed as: 6/121, ROTHWELL, ABERFORD ROAD (east side, off), Oulton, Old Braindene Cottage)


Farmhouse, now house. Probably late C17, altered and recently renovated.
Timber frame, subsequently cased in stone or brick and now all rendered;
composition pantile roof. Two unit plan with continuous outshuts. Two
storeys and two bays; former front on south side has a doorway near the left
end, the chamfered Tudor-arched lintel with an inscription (partly worn so as
to be illegible): "George (?) Oulton / born/ I . -. 17 (?) 9.-.M";
a 1st-floor band stepped over this lintel; to the right at ground floor a
2-light window with a central mullion (probably formerly four lights), a narrow
fire window, and another altered mullioned window, probably formerly of three
lights but lacking the 2nd mullion; at 1st floor two 2-light horizontal
sliding sashes. Ridge chimney, and at right-hand gable a large extruded
chimney. Right-hand gable wall stepped, (continuous to the rear of the
stack) has at ground floor a large inserted window, a small chamfered window
to the right of this, and two similar windows at 1st floor flanking the
chimney. Rear (now front) has a doorway and a small window and a modern
pentice-roofed porch.

INTERIOR: surviving timber framing in west gable wall (wall posts, cambered
tie beam with down brace to post, some studs of light scantling) and in
partition to outshut (posts, arcade plate and brace); central chimney stack
with wide, depressed-arched brick fireplace to house part in 1st unit; in 2nd
unit gable wall of sandstone rubble incorporating Tudor-arched parlour
fireplace, to the left of this a square recess (perhaps formerly salt
cupboard), and to the right a blocked 3-light window with diamond-section
wooden mullions.

Listing NGR: SE3620427993

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

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