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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WEST RIDDLESDEN HALL

List entry Number: 1313939

Location

WEST RIDDLESDEN HALL, SCOTT LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
BradfordMetropolitan AuthorityKeighley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338351

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Details

KEIGHLEY SCOTT LANE SE 04 SE (south side, off) 5/246 Riddlesden

23.2.55 West Riddlesden Hall

- I

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 balusters.

L Ambler, The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Yorkshire, 1913, p90, plate 108.

Listing NGR: SE0727042690

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Ambler, L - Title: The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Yorkshire - Date: 1913 - Page References: 90

National Grid Reference: SE 07270 42690

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