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32-36, Commercial Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rothwell, Leeds

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135680

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342110

Location: Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

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

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Listing Text

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)

- II*


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
disposed.

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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