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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Guiseley, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8775 / 53°52'39"N

Longitude: -1.7058 / 1°42'20"W

OS Eastings: 419441

OS Northings: 442408

OS Grid: SE194424

Mapcode National: GBR JRJL.HR

Mapcode Global: WHC8X.RSXS

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 7 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261839

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433690

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

SE 14 SE
LS20 (west side)
4/79 No. 55
- (Manor House)

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1681 on lintel; altered. Large dressed
sandstone blocks in graduated courses with quoins, stone slate roof.
Two-unit central-lobby-entry plan. Two storeys and 2 bays, symmetrical;
continuous dripmould over ground-floor openings, stepped over door; on each
side a recessed 4-light mullioned window (each lacking the centre mullion),
and at left end evidence of a former single-light window; at 1st floor a
double-chamfered single-light window above the door, and on each side a
3-light window with plain surround and flat-faced flush mullions; to right of
centre window, a square sundial dated 1683 (probably ex situ, because out of
orientation); large corniced ridge chimney in line with door, chimney and
gable coping with kneelers at right-hand gable; stone slate roof continuous
with Nos. 53 and 51 to left (q.v.); but another chimney at junction.

Interior: housebody in left-hand room has large and very fine stone fireplace
with corbelled segmental arch, the corbels cut in one piece with the
outermost vousoirs, stepped voussoirs and moulded cornice; large longitudinal
chamfered beam, and chamfered joists, all with triangular stops.
(Longitudinal partition wall inserted towards rear makes rear service rooms).

History: said to have been built as house for schoolmaster of Guiseley.

Listing NGR: SE1944142408

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

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