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Elm Leys Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Upton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6203 / 53°37'13"N

Longitude: -1.3154 / 1°18'55"W

OS Eastings: 445383

OS Northings: 413967

OS Grid: SE453139

Mapcode National: GBR MV8K.0Y

Mapcode Global: WHDCL.R8TG

Entry Name: Elm Leys Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426015

Location: Upton, Wakefield, WF9

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Upton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Badsworth St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(south side, off)

9/55 Elm Leys Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Early to mid C18; altered and extended. Coursed squared
sandstone, stone slate roof. L-shaped plan formed by 2-unit front range with
rear wing to left end. Two storeys and 3 bays; symmetrical east front;
central doorway with plain surround and overlight, two 16-pane boxed sashes
at ground floor, three 2-light casement above; gable chimneys (of brick).
Left gable wall has an inserted window at ground floor, a blocked narrow
window above, and narrow attic window partly broken by inserted chimney.
Rear wing with outshut on south has windows on 4 levels of gable wall, mostly
with flush mullions: two of 2 lights at ground floor, a larger 2-light stair
window above and to the left, a square window at 1st floor altered as
horizontal-sliding sash, and a 2-light attic window. Lower 2-storey one-bay
addition at north end of main range, has in the front a doorway near the
junction, a 2-light casement on each floor.
Interior: house-body in 2nd bay, with deep chimney stack (fireplace altered),
kitchen moved into addition; parlour in 1st bay: dog-legged staircase; cellar
steps visible. Derelict at time of survey (1987).

Listing NGR: SE4538313967

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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