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Rawdon Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leeds, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8483 / 53°50'54"N

Longitude: -1.6799 / 1°40'47"W

OS Eastings: 421156

OS Northings: 439169

OS Grid: SE211391

Mapcode National: GBR JRQY.36

Mapcode Global: WHC94.5J9N

Plus Code: 9C5WR8XC+82

Entry Name: Rawdon Hall

Listing Date: 19 October 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342281

Location: Rawdon, Leeds, LS19

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Rawdon

Built-Up Area: Yeadon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Rawdon St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

AIREBOROUGH RAWDON HALL DRIVE
SE 23 NW
LS 19 (north side)
8/20 Rawdon Hall
19.10.1962
- II*

Lesser gentry house. C17, probably in 2 builds; altered. Coursed squared
sandstone, stone slate roof. Extended T-plan: hall-range on north-south
axis, facing east, with crosswing at south (left) end, and another crosswing
at west (rear) end of this. Two storeys except west wing, which is
3 storeys; 2-unit main range has central 2-storey gabled porch, with
chamfered Tudor-arched outer doorway under steeply-cambered lintel, inscribed
"G R"
A
and recessed 2-light window above, with round-headed lights; to the left, a
recessed transomed window of 7 lights, with chamfered mullions and hoodmould
with inward-returned ends, and above this a 4-light window with unusual ogee-
headed lights; to the right, chamfered mullion windows of 4 and 2 lights at
ground floor, 4 lights above; 2 ridge chimneys flanking the porch.
Projecting wing to left has dripmould carried round, a recessed mullioned
window on each floor of the gable, and a round-headed light at ground floor
of re-entrant. Return front of this wing has an inserted doorway in centre,
two 5-light windows at ground floor and two 4-light windows above, with a
single light between them. South gable of west wing, 3 storeys, has similar
windows of 6 lights at ground and 1st floors and 3 lights above, all under
hoodmoulds with inward-returned ends; return wall of this wing has inserted
windows in similar style.

Interior: fully-panelled rooms at ground floor of south and west wings with
Renaissance-style carved overmantels in both, that in the west wing lettered
"Anno" "16"
Domini 25
(over C18 stone fireplace with keystone and moulded cornice); guilloche
frieze to panelling in south wing, fluted frieze in west wing; chamfered
beams in both rooms; in addition the hall range has part of a carved stone
frieze said to have been removed from a monastery, and a moulded stone
doorway into the wing.


Listing NGR: SE2115639169

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