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Latitude: 53.7486 / 53°44'54"N
Longitude: -1.4773 / 1°28'38"W
OS Eastings: 434567
OS Northings: 428152
OS Grid: SE345281
Mapcode National: GBR LT32.ZZ
Mapcode Global: WHDBY.81SL
Entry Name: 32-36, Commercial Street
Listing Date: 5 June 1964
Last Amended: 28 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135680
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342110
Location: Leeds, LS26
Electoral Ward/Division: Rothwell
Built-Up Area: Rothwell
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Rothwell Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 32 NW ROTHWELL COMMERCIAL STREET
LS26 (north side), Rothwell
5/81 Nos, 32, 34, and 36
5th June 1964 (Formerly listed as
No. 32 Commercial Street
No. 34 commercial Street
No. 36 Commercial Street)
House, now 2 shops and office. Late C16 or early C17, altered. Timber
frame, scored stucco, and render probably over stone, stone slate roof.
Three units with a short but broad gabled wing to the rear of the left half
(Nos. 36 and 34); later additions to rear of No. 32 of less interest, Two
low storeys: plinth, coved eaves; 3 inserted doors and 3 square shop windows
with simple architraves, irregularly disposed, a sashed window at the
right-hand end, and 3 square windows above. Chimney on ridge and at
right-hand end. Rear: gabled part has 2 doors and 3 windows, irregularly
Interior: No. 36 (left end) has unusually fine moulded plaster decoration on
both floors: ground floor front has ceiling of geometrical panels containing
vigorously twined foliations with fruit, with clusters of fruit in the
interstices, and moulded and decorated frieze, especially over the chimney
breast; in small back kitchen a large diamond-shaped panel containing a
smaller one which frames a decorated shield, the outer border having hearts
in the corners and winged animals with urns along the sides; at 1st floor, in
a small rear room, a deep frieze of Jacobean design with pomegranates.
History said to have been manor house.
Listing NGR: SE3456728152
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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