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Park Gate House

A Grade II Listed Building in Guiseley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8683 / 53°52'5"N

Longitude: -1.7185 / 1°43'6"W

OS Eastings: 418606

OS Northings: 441382

OS Grid: SE186413

Mapcode National: GBR JRFQ.R1

Mapcode Global: WHC93.K1W9

Entry Name: Park Gate House

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433682

Location: Leeds, LS20

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Guiseley and Rawdon

Built-Up Area: Guiseley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Guiseley St Oswald King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

AIREBOROUGH PARK ROAD
SE 14 SE
LS20 (east side)
Guiseley
4/71 Nos. 67 and 69
12th March 1973 (Park Sate House)
- II

Large house. Late OS, with later C19 extensions to rear service wings,
subsequently partitioned as 2 dwellings but recently restored as one
dwelling. Sandstone ashlar, slate roofs. Square plan with various additions
to rear (built back to road). Two storeys and 5 bays, symmetrical, in
classical style; pedimented 3-bay centre breaking forwards slightly; string
course and 1st-floor sill band, modillioned cornice and low parapet; central
doorway with double doors and semicircular fanlight, protected by a small
Tuscan porch with festooned frieze, carrying a balcony with ornamental iron
railings on a semi-oval plan; above this, a recessed tripartite window with
centre light further recessed, simple entablature following these lights and
decorated with 4 roundels, all under a recessed semicircular tympanum which
breaks the pediment and contains concentric radial patterns separated by an
arched band. Sashed windows, all at 1st floor with blind balustraded aprons
between the string course and the sillband. Low-pitched hipped roof with
ridge chimneys. The right-hand return wall has 3-window single-storey bow to
the front block with blind balustraded parapet, and above this a blind
Venetian window; to the rear of this a 3-window rectangular bay with
quadrantal side, and similar parapet; and further to the rear a service wing
of 2 x 4 bays in matching style, with a rusticated single-storey porch in the
angle (C19); projecting from the service wing a single-storey flat-roofed
3-bay wing with windows recently altered as double doors, and blind
balustraded parapet.

Interior: fine open-well staircase under a skylight; elaborate moulded
plaster cornices in front rooms and entrance hall; and in room to right of
stairwell unusual walnut panelling to walls and ceiling, arranged in parquet
pattern.


Listing NGR: SE1860641382

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