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Calverley House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Calverley and Farsley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8299 / 53°49'47"N

Longitude: -1.6763 / 1°40'34"W

OS Eastings: 421404

OS Northings: 437114

OS Grid: SE214371

Mapcode National: GBR JSQ4.WV

Mapcode Global: WHC94.7Z1V

Entry Name: Calverley House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 January 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423117

Location: Leeds, LS28

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Calverley and Farsley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Calverley St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE23NW LS28 TOWN GATE
SE2137 PUDSEY (east side, off),
Calverley

2/163 Calverley House Farmhouse
25.1.78
II

House, now in 2 occupations. c1800 for Thomas Thornhill of Fixby Park,
Huddersfield (q.v.), Lord of the Manor of Calverley. Finely dressed stone,
Welsh blue-slate roof. 2 storeys. 3-bay symmetrical facade. lst-floor
sill-band, eaves cornice. Ground-floor bays have elliptical-arched
recesses, central bay having round-arched doorway with fanlight, imposts
and side-lights; outer bays having windows with projecting sills. lst-
floor windows similar with rectangular sunk panels above. All have casements.
Hipped roof with stack to left pitch and 2 stacks to right pitch. Rear
fenestrated as front. Left-hand return of 3 bays, 1st 2 bays forming a
segmental, full-height bow with semi-conical roof. 3rd bay has inserted
French-window set in elliptical-arched recess.
The house was never used by Thomas Thornhill but let to substantial tenants
throughout the C19. One of these was Ellis Cunliffe-Lister, MP, whose son,
Samuel, later 1st Lord Masham and owner of the largest wool-combing business
in the world (at Manningham Mills, Bradford) was born here.


Listing NGR: SE2140437114

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

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