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Swindon House yew Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Morley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7497 / 53°44'59"N

Longitude: -1.6027 / 1°36'9"W

OS Eastings: 426298

OS Northings: 428223

OS Grid: SE262282

Mapcode National: GBR KT72.TK

Mapcode Global: WHC9R.C02Q

Entry Name: Swindon House yew Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 19 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341803

Location: Morley, Leeds, LS27

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Morley

Built-Up Area: Morley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Morley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


SE2628SW LS27 BANK STREET
MORLEY (north side)

7/13 Nos 78
(Swindon House)
19.8.85 and 80
(Yew Tree Cottage)

II

House, now in 2 occupations. Probably mid-late C17, with mid C19 added cell
to rear. Large dressed stone faced in rough-cast to front, stone slate roof.
2 storeys. 2-cell double-depth plan. 2 gabled front. Each cell has doorway
to left of 2-light sash window in double-chamfered surround, probably originally
of 4 lights with same above. Coped gables with kneelers, blocked niches to
apices and ball finials. Return walls have 2 transverse coped gables with
brick stack to ridge of front gables.

Attached to front is C20 plaque inscribed:-

" YEW TREE HOUSE
BUILT ABOUT 1650 BY RICHARD HUNTINGTON. LATER
THE RESIDENCE OF DOROTHY WALLER DAUGHTER OF
EDMUND WALLER, THE RESTORATION WET, SHE DIED
18th JANUARY, 1717. "

The house also of Corporal Crowther executed after the Farnley Wood Plot of 1663.
Unoccupied at time of resurvey.


Listing NGR: SE2629828223

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