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Redhall House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cross Gates and Whinmoor, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8422 / 53°50'31"N

Longitude: -1.4744 / 1°28'27"W

OS Eastings: 434683

OS Northings: 438562

OS Grid: SE346385

Mapcode National: GBR LS40.LF

Mapcode Global: WHDBC.BP5D

Entry Name: Redhall House

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 11 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 465190

Location: Leeds, LS17

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Cross Gates and Whinmoor

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Moor Allerton and Shadwell

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


714-1/7/1095 (North side (off))
19/10/51 Redhall House
(Formerly Listed as:
Red Hall)


Large house, now headquarters of Rugby Football League. C17
origins, late C18 main range, additions early C19. Red brick
in Flemish and random bond, ashlar details, slate roofs. 2
storeys, with attics, 9 first-floor windows. Ashlar plinth.
The original house is the 5-window central range: central 3 in
a wide pedimented bay which breaks forward, with central
panelled door in eared architrave with pediment over, flanking
narrow 7 x 2-pane windows with flat brick arches to ground and
1st floors and above the continuous sill band, centre, a large
traceried fanlight window in keyed architrave. Windows in
early C19 added outer bays are wider sashes of 7 x 2 panes, in
corniced architraves. Sill bands, moulded stone eaves cornice
and blocking course. Central range has a hipped roof with end
stacks, outer bays separately roofed.
Rear: 2 possibly C17 gables with stone copings, 12-pane sashes
in flush wood frames, and a slightly-projecting brick and
ashlar stack rises behind added lean-to service range;
attached rear wing on north side of courtyard is of 3 bays,
the outer bays gabled with copings and turned-in kneelers; the
recessed central bay has two 4-centred arches, now windows.
INTERIOR: the entrance hall open to 1st floor, lit by the
large fanlight with purple and yellow glass panes; entrance
hall has deeply carved door cases with moulded entablatures,
cornices, 6-panel doors, bucranium frieze to entrance to
cross-corridor; window shutters, large C19 fireplace with
heavy console brackets and badge of the Ibbetson family. The
hall ceiling has central rose, modillion cornice.
On the cross corridor is a very fine mid C18 staircase with
knopped column-on-vase balusters, moulded and ramped handrail,
fluted end column and carved string; the round-headed stair
window has margin lights; modillion and egg-and-dart cornice.
A service stair rises from ground floor to attics and has
column-on-vase balusters and ramped handrail.

Listing NGR: SE3468338562

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

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