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Garden House at North End of West Terrace of Ledston Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castleford, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7554 / 53°45'19"N

Longitude: -1.3415 / 1°20'29"W

OS Eastings: 443512

OS Northings: 428978

OS Grid: SE435289

Mapcode National: GBR MT20.CK

Mapcode Global: WHDBT.CVDY

Plus Code: 9C5WQM45+49

Entry Name: Garden House at North End of West Terrace of Ledston Hall

Listing Date: 4 July 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428820

Location: Ledston, Leeds, WF10

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Ledston

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ledsham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


1494/7/35 Garden house at north end
of west terrace of
04.07.1952 Ledston Hall


Garden house or pavilion. c.1720, re-roofed late C18. Probably designed and built by William Thornton for Lady Bettie Hastings. Magnesian limestone rubble plinth, handmade brick with ashlar dressings and hipped slate roof. Rectangular plan. Single cell carried on a stone projection from the outer side of the elevated terrace. Tall, single storey, in classical style; brick except for large Venetian entrance of stone, which is the principal feature of the design; dentilled cornice, moulded wooden eaves cornice, hipped roof. Left return wall has a tall sashed window with a keystone in a gauged brick flat arch. Rear has a round headed doorway to the basement and above a similar window. INTERIOR has stone flagged floor of hexagons with small square spacers and moulded coving to ceiling.

Listing NGR: SE4351528978

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

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