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Latitude: 53.7305 / 53°43'49"N
Longitude: -1.4969 / 1°29'48"W
OS Eastings: 433286
OS Northings: 426124
OS Grid: SE332261
Mapcode National: GBR KTZ9.QG
Mapcode Global: WHC9S.ZHBJ
Entry Name: Pymont Cottage and Pymont House
Listing Date: 5 June 1964
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313491
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342063
Location: Leeds, WF3
Electoral Ward/Division: Ardsley and Robin Hood
Built-Up Area: Wakefield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Lofthouse Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/10/2012
5th June 1964
(east side), Lofthouse
Nos, 228 and 230 (Pymont
House and Pymont cottage)
Farmhouse, subsequently two cottages, now one dwelling. Mid C17, altered.
Handmade red brick in stretcher bond, stone slate roof with chimney of modern
brick. U-plan: lobby-entry hall range with integral cross-wing to the right,
separately-roofed cross-wing to left, outshut to rear, Tow storeys; porch in
angle with right wing has depressed-arched chamfered outer doorway, over this _
a large rectangular sandstone panel with heavily warn carving (see RCHM for
former details), a stepped parapet, and in the left side a recessed window
with hollow-moulded brick surround; at 1st floor above the porch, a similar
window with rendered surround; to the left, a large altered window an each
floor, and left of each another small window, the upper altered; ridge
chimney of diagonal flues. Re-entrant of left wing has similar small wind
with hollow moulded surround, gable of this wing has modern enlarged window
on each floor the upper with a stone dripband over it; gable of right wing
has large inserted casement on each floor. Return wall of this wing has
inter alia a 6-light window with mullions and transom of rendered brick.
Rear: catslide roof carried down to single-storey height.
Interior: Contains a complete Jacobean staircase, single flight return with
turned balusters and square newels topped with finials. 2 important plaster
ceilings survive. Much timber framing is visible including evidence of a
possible aisled hall. This hall also contains an inglenook with chamfered
bressemer and stone flagged floor. 2 brick four-centred arched fireplaces
survive. The house retains many of its original doors as well as much of its
original roof structure.
Reference: RCHM p.204.
Listing NGR: SE3328626124
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.