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Moor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Harewood, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9009 / 53°54'3"N

Longitude: -1.5131 / 1°30'47"W

OS Eastings: 432090

OS Northings: 445083

OS Grid: SE320450

Mapcode National: GBR KRWB.6C

Mapcode Global: WHC90.Q6PT

Entry Name: Moor House

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424053

Location: Harewood, Leeds, LS17

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Harewood

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Collingham St Oswald with Harewood

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

HAREWOOD THE SQUARE
SE3254 LS17 (north side, off)

14/154 Moor House
30.3.66

GV II

Formerly the Vicarage to Church of All Saints, now the Estate Office. Mid-late
C18 by John Carr for Edwin Lascelles 1st Lord Harewood. Punch-dressed stone,
ashlar dressings, Welsh blue-slate roof. Double-depth. 2 storeys, 5-bays.
Symmetrical facade. Plinth, 1st-floor band. Central 3 bays break forward
slightly under open triangular pediment. Central bay set within giant semicircular-
arched recess: doorway approached up flight of 3 well-dressed steps, has
monolithic jambs, consoles and cornice; overlight glazed as fanlight; flanked by
narrow windows, cornice. Above, large Venetian window under ashlar arch. The
recess has voussoirs aligned to the courses and breaks into the tympanum of the
pediment. Other bays have sashes with glazing bars, slightly-projecting sills
and wedge-shaped monolithic lintels cut with false voussoirs. Casement-moulded
eaves cornice, deep ashlar parapet with coping. Hipped roof with 2 large stacks
to rear pitch. Rear: quoins to outshut which has central doorway with 2-light
and single-light window to left and single window to right. Lean-to roof.
Main range has twin gables with windows to apexes, coped gables with kneelers and
stacks. Left-hand return has window to left of canted ashlar bay window with
casement-moulded cornice. 16-pane sash window above.

Interior: entrance-hall has doorways in architraves either side and semicircular
arch with stair beyond: open-string ¾-turn stair with bracketed treads, simple
stick balusters and wreathed-and-ramped handrail. Windows with raised-and-fielded
panel shutters, casement-moulded ceiling cornices.


Listing NGR: SE3209045083

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

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