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Gawthorpe Hall Including South Wing Gawthorpe Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bingley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8573 / 53°51'26"N

Longitude: -1.8351 / 1°50'6"W

OS Eastings: 410943

OS Northings: 440134

OS Grid: SE109401

Mapcode National: GBR HRMV.H0

Mapcode Global: WHC91.S9BR

Entry Name: Gawthorpe Hall Including South Wing Gawthorpe Hall

Listing Date: 9 August 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199532

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337924

Location: Bingley, Bradford, BD16

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Bingley

Built-Up Area: Bingley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bingley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE109401 (west side)

2/66 Gawthorpe Hall,
9.8.66 including South Wing
Gawthorpe Hall


Manor house. Mid C17 with some C19 alteration to rear but retaining
late medieval roof. Well coursed gritstone, stone slate roofs. 2
storeys and attics. E-shaped original plan with bays 2 and 4 now
filled in to give flush frontage under 5 gables. Central bay was
originally porch and has lower gable without attic window: Tudor-
arched doorway with 3-light transomed window above under separate
hoodmould. Large mullioned-and-transomed windows of several lights
to each floor with dripmould and 3-light transomed windows to apexes
of gables which are coped with finials to apex and eaves and have
projecting rainwater spouts. 2 ridge stacks. Rear has 5 gables
as front with some inserted C19 windows but 2 bays left with original
transomed windows to 1st floor and attic. 3rd bay, rear of porch,
has tall stair-window with plain stone surrounds. 4th bay has stack
of 4 diamond-set flues.

Interior: 1st 2 bays much altered but retains original corner fireplace
with Tudor-arched lintel and moulded surround. 4th bay has ground-
floor rear room with Tudor-arched doorway opposite. large fireplace
with segmental-arch with skewbacks and stop-chamfered surround.
This backs on to second fireplace with bee-hive oven in rear room
of 5th bay which also has chamfered spine-beau and joists with ogee
stops. 1st floor and attic of this bay have basket-arched fireplaces.
Roof of 4th bay is carried over earlier collar-rafter roof with steeper
pitch. one bay collar-rafter roof, possibly late C14 or C15; hall-
and-crosswing king-post roof with evidence of some internal timber-
framing. A rare survival in this region. At right angles to this
roof is 2½ bay roof to hall with 4 bay roof to cross-wing all bays
having enormous king-post trusses with large scantling and joweled
king-posts with curved braces to ridge. This complete late C15 roof
has mitre-lapped purlins all pegged on to the back of the principals.
These 2 roofs are unique within the region and are in a good state of

Listing NGR: SE1094340134

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