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30, Main Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorner, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8578 / 53°51'28"N

Longitude: -1.4278 / 1°25'40"W

OS Eastings: 437731

OS Northings: 440326

OS Grid: SE377403

Mapcode National: GBR LRGT.PT

Mapcode Global: WHDBD.19CC

Entry Name: 30, Main Street

Listing Date: 22 July 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425492

Location: Thorner, Leeds, LS14

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Thorner

Built-Up Area: Thorner

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thorner St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

THORNER MAIN STREET
SE3740 LS14 (west side)

16/196 No 30
22.7.81

GV II

House. Late C16 timber-frame encased in stone mid cl8. Internal evidence of
timber-frame, coursed rubble, stone slate roof. 3-room plan with lobby-entry
originally, altered in stone phase to direct-entry into 2nd cell; rear outshut.
2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows with single-storey outshut. Doorway with
monolithic lintel set between 2nd and 3rd bays, approached up a double-flight
of 5 stone steps. Windows have deep sills and thin lintels and retain 3-light
small-pane Yorkshire sashes. Brick ridge stack between first 2 cells, gable
stack to right. Rear: outshut has 2 doorways, one with C20 storm porch, and
2 Yorkshire sash windows. Cat-slide roof. Attached to left, later addition
not of special interest.

Interior: 1st cell has large-scantling square-cut floor joists and bressumer
to former fire-hood back-to-back with bressumer in 2nd cell which is covered
with oak panelling and supports stop-chamfered spine beam. Outshut has 5 posts
with joweled heads and curved braces to arcade-plate. King-post trusses re-aligned,
that over 1st cell altered in C18 to fish-bone king-post truss.

The accommodation would appear to have been kitchen, housebody and parlour
with service rooms to outshut one of which still retains hand-pump and stone
sink.

An important survival of a C16 timber-framed house with the unusual feature of
back-to-back fire-hoods only observed elsewhere in the region at Rigton Green
Cottage (q.v.). Said to have been the village Court House.
RCHM (England) report.


Listing NGR: SE3773140326

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