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Hopkinson's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardsley and Robin Hood, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7241 / 53°43'26"N

Longitude: -1.4962 / 1°29'46"W

OS Eastings: 433338

OS Northings: 425415

OS Grid: SE333254

Mapcode National: GBR KTZC.WR

Mapcode Global: WHC9S.ZNPD

Entry Name: Hopkinson's House

Listing Date: 29 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342061

Location: Leeds, WF3

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Ardsley and Robin Hood

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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Listing Text

SE32NW LOFTHOUSE LEEDS ROAD
WF3 (east side), Lofthouse

5/61 Nos. 122, 124, and 126
29th January 1986 (Hopkinson's House)

II

House, c1700 with C17 core, C17 north wing refenestrated early C20, mid C18
south wing and infill partially rebuilt c1985. West front rebuilt for
William Hopkinson (Roberts p.24). Orange brick in irregular bond partly
rendered and with ashlar dressings, rendered sandstone to right return; blue
slate roof, stone slate roof to north wing. 2 rooms deep. 3 storeys, 3 bays
with 2-storey wings to rear. West (road) front: rusticated quoins, 1st-floor
band. Openings have gauged brick flat arches with raised ashlar keystones.
Doorway between bays 1 and 2 and another inserted at right end. 16-pane
sashes to ground and 1st floors, shorter windows to 2nd floor, right one
retaining unequally-hung 12-pane sash, others altered to casement, all
windows having flush wood architraves and stone sills. Rendered stack to
left end, renewed brick ridge stack between bays 2 and 3. Rear: south wing
(on right) has door with window above on right, and to its left on each floor
a flat-arched window; corner stack at junction with infill (indicated by
break in brickwork) which has doorway with monolithic lintel to left of
window with similar stone lintel, window above with projecting stone sill,
and lean-to roof. North wing has large opening with iron-girder lintel with
window above. Stack at junction with main range. Right return: render
partly removed c1985 to reveal bricked-up doorway with wood lintel, probably
inserted; C20 brick lateral stack to wing.

Interior: north wing has a single room with stop-chamfered oak spine beads
and floor joists; king-post roof truss with single angle struts and mortices
for braces (replaced), 2 butt purlins, oak rafters. Back-to-back fireplaces
between central and right-hand rooms, the latter with stop-chartered spine
beams; mid-late C17 open-well framed newel stair with closed string.
Reference: G. Roberts Topography and Natural History of Rothwell 1882) pp.
24-37.


Listing NGR: SE3333825415

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