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High Gables

A Grade II Listed Building in Scarcroft, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8708 / 53°52'15"N

Longitude: -1.4458 / 1°26'44"W

OS Eastings: 436536

OS Northings: 441768

OS Grid: SE365417

Mapcode National: GBR LRBP.S4

Mapcode Global: WHDB5.RYPX

Plus Code: 9C5WVHC3+8M

Entry Name: High Gables

Listing Date: 22 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425467

Location: Scarcroft, Leeds, LS14

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Scarcroft

Built-Up Area: Scarcroft

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thorner St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE34SE LS14 (east side, off)

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House. Dated 1830 by J and T Uttley for W Mann. Rendered brick, ashlar
dressings, Welsh blue-slate roof. Unusual 3-cell plan, the outer cells
double-depth. Jacobean Revival Style. 2½ storeys. 3-gabled frontage,each
cell facing a different angle,with rusticated quoins. Symmetrical. Central
doorway has Tudor-arched lintel and moulded surround with hood on brackets,
date-plaque to ground-floor right. All windows are chamfered mullioned with
composite jambs: 2-light above door. Set in shaped gable, with copings and
lantern finial, 2-light window. Narrow flanking bays with long chamfered
lights. Outer cells each project and have 3-light window with 2-light above
and altered attic window in shaped gable. Roof has fishscale slate; single stack
to left of centre cell. Left-hand return: 2 bays of 3-light windows with 2-light
above with, between, single long narrow light with same above. Lateral stack.

Interior: octagonal entrance-hall with foliated cornice, 3 doorways with architraves
flank basket-archway with moulding and colonnettes leading to staircase, closed-
string with turned balusters. To left, 1st cell has cast-iron fireplace in a
Neo-Classical style with pilasters, frieze decorated with palmettes with swags,
dentil cornice, carved casement-moulded cornice; moulded ceiling cornice.

Originally known as Mann's Folly.

Listing NGR: SE3653641768

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