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Latitude: 53.8804 / 53°52'49"N
Longitude: -1.8909 / 1°53'27"W
OS Eastings: 407270
OS Northings: 442690
OS Grid: SE072426
Mapcode National: GBR HR7K.FR
Mapcode Global: WHB7P.XQRM
Entry Name: West Riddlesden Hall
Listing Date: 23 February 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313939
English Heritage Legacy ID: 338351
Location: Keighley, Bradford, BD20
Civil Parish: Keighley
Built-Up Area: Keighley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Riddlesden St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
KEIGHLEY SCOTT LANE
SE 04 SE (south side, off)
23.2.55 West Riddlesden Hall
House dated 'TL 1687' with C19 alterations and additions. For Thomas Leach.
Coursed dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys with attic. South front: 3
gabled bays. Chamfered plinth. Central doorway with torus-moulded architrave
on plinth blocks. Lead down-pipe with floral motif on left. To left and right
on ground and 1st floors an 8-light double-chamfered mullioned and transomed
window with cross-window over door. Moulded band over windows with terminals
dropped either side of ground-floor windows. Each gable has an oculus with
hollow-moulded surround and lead cames. Cyma-reversa ashlar coping. Ball
finials. Corniced ridge stack. Wing to right, set back, has ground floor masked
by later work, but a 3-light double-chamfered mullion window to 1st floor.
Entrance (west) front: 4 bays. Chamfered plinth. Double-chamfered mullion
windows. Bay 1: a 2-light window with hoodmould to each floor (possibly C19).
Bay 2: C19, 2-storey, flat-roofed porch with chamfered plinth, studded double-door
in moulded ogee-headed surround with hoodmoulded, string, traceried round window
with hoodmoulded, string, parapet and ashlar coping. Bay 3: 8-light window with
king mullion and glazing bars; string; 4-light windows above. Bay 4: gabled.
C19 2-storey canted bay (in style of porch) with 2-light windows, those to ground
floor with transoms, strings, parapet. Gable has shaped kneelers, moulded ashlar
coping, ball finials, corniced stacks. Other stacks to ridge. Further good
double-chamfered windows, some retaining lead cames, to north and east fronts.
Interior: oak-panelled hall with dated beam and open-string staircase with turned
L Ambler, The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Yorkshire, 1913, p90, plate 108.
Listing NGR: SE0727042690
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