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Clumpcliffe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothwell, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7374 / 53°44'14"N

Longitude: -1.4407 / 1°26'26"W

OS Eastings: 436992

OS Northings: 426927

OS Grid: SE369269

Mapcode National: GBR LTC6.WZ

Mapcode Global: WHDBY.VB45

Entry Name: Clumpcliffe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 June 1964

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342078

Location: Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Rothwell

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Methley St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 32 NE
6/90
5th June 1964

ROTHWELL
METHLEY LANE LS26
(south side, off)
Methley

Clumpcliffe Farmhouse

GV
II

Lesser gentry house, now farmhouse. C17 or earlier, altered by early
addition of front wing, and in C18. Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins,
stone slate roof. Rectangular 3 unit plan, with a short wing at junction of
2nd and 3rd, a porch at the right-hand gable, and turret at rear left-hand
corner. Two storeys and attic; continuous dripcourse; mullioned and
transomed windows on both floors: 14, 16 and 14 lights at ground floor, the
first 2 each with 4 blocked lights, and the centre window divided centrally
by a king mullion; and 10, 12, and 10 lights at 1st floor, plus a former
window to the right of the added wing and partly blocked by it; this wing
(perhaps formerly a porch) is of 2 slightly lower storeys, with dripmould
carried round, a segmental-headed tripartite window at ground floor (with
stop-chamfered jambs), and a 4-light mullioned window above. Between the
1st and 2nd windows at ground floor is an inserted doorway with pedimented
architrave and rectangular overlight with intersecting tracery. At the
right-hand gable, and set back slightly, is a short extension of 2 lower
storeys, with a Tudor-arched chamfered doorway in the gable wall,and a
2-light window on each floor to the front, incorporating a large chimney
stack which is otherwise external. The left gable wall has a 14-light
transomed window at ground floor (outer lights blocked), an inserted casement
at 1st floor, and a 3-light attic window with hoodmould; the turret at the
at the rear corner has a blocked doorway on the west side, a 2-light window
above, and a similar window in the rear (blocked). The rear has inter alia a
large chimney flush with the rear wall.

Interior: in the 3rd unit, a very large stone arched fireplace (blocked);
massive beams on the inner side of the long walls (suggesting former
timber-framed construction), and moulded beams especially in the centre unit;
arch-braced roof trusses; otherwise, altered, and partition walls inserted.

Listing NGR: SE3699226927

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

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