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Bentley Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothwell, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7495 / 53°44'58"N

Longitude: -1.4546 / 1°27'16"W

OS Eastings: 436063

OS Northings: 428258

OS Grid: SE360282

Mapcode National: GBR LT82.WN

Mapcode Global: WHDBY.M0KX

Entry Name: Bentley Square

Listing Date: 5 June 1964

Last Amended: 28 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342093

Location: Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Rothwell

Built-Up Area: Rothwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Oulton with Woodlesford St John

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

LS26 (north side)

6/70 Nos. 4 and 5
5th June 1964 Bentley Square
(No. 5 formerly listed
as Bentley Cottage)


Farmhouse, now two dwellings. C17 or earlier; altered. Stone with roughcast
render, stone slate roof. L-plan: linear 3-unit range with rear outshut
(No.4) with receding wing at right-hand end (No. 5). Two storeys; 1st unit
(left end of No.4) formerly byre, altered and incorporated in house;
remainder has C20 bay windows at ground floor and door between, all under
mono-pitched stone slate roof; blocked window above door, and C20 casements
at 1st floor; stone copings to left gable, ridge chimney and 2 other
chimneys behind ridge. Wing (No.5) has stone gable coping with kneelers, a
large C20 casement on each floor of the gable end and similar casement in the
2-bay return wall, a door at the junction of the bays; 2 ridge chimneys.
(Modern addition to the rear not included in the item).

Interior: altered, but No. 4 has timber-framed arcade partition between
housepart and outshut in 2nd bay: 2 posts exposed, with high stone
stylobates, arcade plate, and angle-braces, with light studs on a rail
beneath the arcade plate; and arched brick fireplace (restored); No. 5 (wing)
has exposed king-post roof truss, but is otherwise altered.
History: birthplace of Richard Bentley (1662-1742), scholar and divine;
Master of Trinity College, Cambridge 1700-34.

Listing NGR: SE3606328258

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

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