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Little Preston Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Swillington, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7661 / 53°45'57"N

Longitude: -1.4121 / 1°24'43"W

OS Eastings: 438848

OS Northings: 430128

OS Grid: SE388301

Mapcode National: GBR LSLW.2Q

Mapcode Global: WHDBS.8LTQ

Entry Name: Little Preston Hall

Listing Date: 15 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428657

Location: Great and Little Preston, Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Great and Little Preston

Built-Up Area: Swillington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Swillington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 33 SE GREAT AND LITTLE PRESTON HALL LANE
LS26 (east side)

2/17 Little Preston Hall

GV II

Large house, now flats. Probably early C18 (worn datestone at rear said to
have been lettered 1736); altered in C19. Squared magnesian limestone
brought to courses, slate roof, chimneys heightened in brick. Rectangular
double-pile plan, three storeys and 7 bays, symmetrical; moulded string
courses on 2 levels; in the centre an altered doorway beneath an original
moulded cornice with raised medallion in the centre; windows sashed without
glazing bars, in raised C19 surrounds, except in the outer bays at ground
floor, where they have been replaced with C19 tripartite rectangular bay
windows. Large external chimney stacks at both gable walls; moulded eaves
cornice, stone gable copings with kneelers, and a ridge chimney off centre to
the left. Rear has inter alia a short single-storey extension or porch with
a moulded doorway over which is a worn coat of arms in a rectangular panel.

Interior: altered, but contains doglegged staircase with closed string,
turned balusters, square newels, and broad handrail ramped at the half
landings.


Listing NGR: SE3884830128

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

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