History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

St Gabriels House

A Grade II Listed Building in Horsforth, Leeds

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.8519 / 53°51'6"N

Longitude: -1.6405 / 1°38'25"W

OS Eastings: 423748

OS Northings: 439582

OS Grid: SE237395

Mapcode National: GBR JRZW.NX

Mapcode Global: WHC94.SF0W

Plus Code: 9C5WV925+QR

Entry Name: St Gabriels House

Listing Date: 7 November 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486881

Location: Horsforth, Leeds, LS18

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Horsforth

Built-Up Area: Horsforth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woodside St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

1495/8/10018 (West side)
07-NOV-00 St Gabriels House


House. 1890, with minor C20 alterations. Built for Mr Stables probably to the designs of F W Bedford. Local gritstone with ashlar dressings and a plain tile roof with 2 gable and a single ridge stack. Deep chamfered plinth with first floor sill band and eaves band. 2 storey plus attics. L-plan.
Main south garden front has slightly off-centre 2 storey square bay projection with large 6-light mullion and transom window and above a smaller similar 5-light window with false battlements above and topped with a gable containing a wooden Ipswich-style casement window. To left another large 6-light window and above smaller 3-light and 2-light windows, to right a similar 4-light window.
Rear entrance front has 2 full height gabled projections to right with a tall corner staircase window to the left and above a 5-light chamfered mullion window and to the right the attic floor has a 3-light wooden Ipswich-style window. This fa├žade is masked by a further single storey projecting wing topped with square wooden cupola with leaden ogee roof , behind a slightly higher projection topped with battlements. To the right the main doorway has 5 stone steps, a moulded ashlar door surround and a fine 6 panel door. Above the lintel inscribed HE & MES, Per Ardua Stabilis'.
INTERIOR has large, seventeenth century-style, mahogany, open well staircase with square carved newel posts and balusters. Main reception room has oak wainscot panelling and a moulded plaster frieze, plus a fine stone fireplace with elaborate wooden surround and exposed wooden beams. Fine quality panelled doors throughout, and moulded plaster coving. Some service rooms have fine sets of panelled cupboards.

Listing NGR: SE2374539582

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.