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Buckstone Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawdon, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8459 / 53°50'45"N

Longitude: -1.686 / 1°41'9"W

OS Eastings: 420755

OS Northings: 438894

OS Grid: SE207388

Mapcode National: GBR JRNZ.S3

Mapcode Global: WHC94.2LDJ

Plus Code: 9C5WR8W7+9H

Entry Name: Buckstone Hall

Listing Date: 11 February 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488429

Location: Rawdon, Leeds, LS19

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Rawdon

Built-Up Area: Bradford

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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Buckstone Hall


Large house, now 4 dwellings. 1874, converted late C20. Built for William Dewhurst, stuff manufacturer, to the designs of Lockwood & Mawson of Bradford. Rock-faced grit stone with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Various tall stone chimney stacks. L-plan. Two-storey, topped with battlements.
South or garden front has three two-storey canted bay windows with moulded bands, central bay has French windows and steps leading into the garden. Right corner has angle buttresses supporting a small circular corner turret with slit windows which projects above the eaves and is topped with battlements.
West entrance front has two windows to right and a tower to left. Right section has tall tripartite sash in slightly projecting surround and to left a single plain sash, with above two single plain sashes. Left corner dominated by projecting three-storey square tower with projecting four-storey octagonal corner tower and a projecting single storey porch with single sashes to north and west plus a doorway to south. Tower has two plain sashes on south front and a single upper sash to north front. Third stage has two tall and narrow sashes to each face.
North front has large-scale three-light staircase window on the upper floor with pointed lights topped with circular windows.
North-east service wing has irregular four-storey fenestration topped with battlements.
INTERIOR has fine original wooden staircase and main reception rooms with original skirting, coving, doors, door-frames, windows and shutters. Staircase has some stained-glass and a good plaster ceiling. Upper floor rooms retain similar Victorian features including a number of original fireplaces.

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