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West Riddlesden Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Keighley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8804 / 53°52'49"N

Longitude: -1.8909 / 1°53'27"W

OS Eastings: 407270

OS Northings: 442690

OS Grid: SE072426

Mapcode National: GBR HR7K.FR

Mapcode Global: WHB7P.XQRM

Plus Code: 9C5WV4J5+4J

Entry Name: West Riddlesden Hall

Listing Date: 23 February 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338351

ID on this website: 101313939

Location: Stockbridge, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD20

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Keighley

Built-Up Area: Keighley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Riddlesden St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 04 SE (south side, off)
5/246 Riddlesden

23.2.55 West Riddlesden Hall

- I

House dated 'TL 1687' with C19 alterations and additions. For Thomas Leach.
Coursed dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys with attic. South front: 3
gabled bays. Chamfered plinth. Central doorway with torus-moulded architrave
on plinth blocks. Lead down-pipe with floral motif on left. To left and right
on ground and 1st floors an 8-light double-chamfered mullioned and transomed
window with cross-window over door. Moulded band over windows with terminals
dropped either side of ground-floor windows. Each gable has an oculus with
hollow-moulded surround and lead cames. Cyma-reversa ashlar coping. Ball
finials. Corniced ridge stack. Wing to right, set back, has ground floor masked
by later work, but a 3-light double-chamfered mullion window to 1st floor.
Entrance (west) front: 4 bays. Chamfered plinth. Double-chamfered mullion
windows. Bay 1: a 2-light window with hoodmould to each floor (possibly C19).
Bay 2: C19, 2-storey, flat-roofed porch with chamfered plinth, studded double-door
in moulded ogee-headed surround with hoodmoulded, string, traceried round window
with hoodmoulded, string, parapet and ashlar coping. Bay 3: 8-light window with
king mullion and glazing bars; string; 4-light windows above. Bay 4: gabled.
C19 2-storey canted bay (in style of porch) with 2-light windows, those to ground
floor with transoms, strings, parapet. Gable has shaped kneelers, moulded ashlar
coping, ball finials, corniced stacks. Other stacks to ridge. Further good
double-chamfered windows, some retaining lead cames, to north and east fronts.
Interior: oak-panelled hall with dated beam and open-string staircase with turned

L Ambler, The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Yorkshire, 1913, p90, plate 108.

Listing NGR: SE0727042690

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