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Pymont Cottage and Pymont House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wakefield, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7305 / 53°43'49"N

Longitude: -1.4969 / 1°29'48"W

OS Eastings: 433286

OS Northings: 426124

OS Grid: SE332261

Mapcode National: GBR KTZ9.QG

Mapcode Global: WHC9S.ZHBJ

Entry Name: Pymont Cottage and Pymont House

Listing Date: 5 June 1964

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342063

Location: Leeds, WF3

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Ardsley and Robin Hood

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/10/2012


SE32NW
WF3
5/63
5th June 1964


LOFTHOUSE
LEEDS ROAD
(east side), Lofthouse
Nos, 228 and 230 (Pymont
House and Pymont cottage)


II*


Farmhouse, subsequently two cottages, now one dwelling. Mid C17, altered.
Handmade red brick in stretcher bond, stone slate roof with chimney of modern
brick. U-plan: lobby-entry hall range with integral cross-wing to the right,
separately-roofed cross-wing to left, outshut to rear, Tow storeys; porch in
angle with right wing has depressed-arched chamfered outer doorway, over this _
a large rectangular sandstone panel with heavily warn carving (see RCHM for
former details), a stepped parapet, and in the left side a recessed window
with hollow-moulded brick surround; at 1st floor above the porch, a similar
window with rendered surround; to the left, a large altered window an each
floor, and left of each another small window, the upper altered; ridge
chimney of diagonal flues. Re-entrant of left wing has similar small wind
with hollow moulded surround, gable of this wing has modern enlarged window
on each floor the upper with a stone dripband over it; gable of right wing
has large inserted casement on each floor. Return wall of this wing has
inter alia a 6-light window with mullions and transom of rendered brick.
Rear: catslide roof carried down to single-storey height.
Interior: Contains a complete Jacobean staircase, single flight return with
turned balusters and square newels topped with finials. 2 important plaster
ceilings survive. Much timber framing is visible including evidence of a
possible aisled hall. This hall also contains an inglenook with chamfered
bressemer and stone flagged floor. 2 brick four-centred arched fireplaces
survive. The house retains many of its original doors as well as much of its
original roof structure.
Reference: RCHM p.204.


Listing NGR: SE3328626124

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