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Search Aspect (Manor House )
Location - Leeds & District

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All Saints Church (Thorp Arch)
Black & White image15th October 1919 This huge stone is roughly hewn into a cube shape and two sides of the cube are carved with grotesque human faces. This stone, now at All Saints Church, was removed from the garden of Thorp Arch Manor House.
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Cad Beeston, The Manor House, Temple Crescent (Beeston)
Colour image8th March 2009. View of Cad Beeston, a building which has its origins in the 15th century as a Manor House. In 1985 building work commenced on a 19th Century row of cottages, numbers 7, 8 and 9 Cad Beeston, off Temple Crescent. Number 8 can be seen here, to the left, and number 9 is on the right. As rubble and brick were removed the timber frame structure of the original manor house was exposed. Samples of the timber were analysed by the University of Nottingham and it was found to have come from trees felled between the summer of 1420 and the spring of 1421. Evidence of 15th century fires in the fireplace of the great hall in the form of soot deposits found in a small piece of plaster work high in the south wall. It has been left in situ. The kitchen, dairy, storerooms and living accommodation would have been sited where the adjoining houses now stand. It is thought very likely that the original owner of Cad Beeston Manor House was Peter De Rome who is documented as the owner in 1425. These properties are Grade II listed and are now occupied by offices.
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Cad Beeston, The Manor House, Temple Crescent (Beeston)
Colour image8th March 2009. View from the north side of Cad Beeston off Temple Crescent. Cad Beeston Manor House came to light when the then owner Mr. Thomas Scholefield applied for planning permission to redevelop the row of terraced houses known as Cad Beeston. The one in the centre had once numbered 8 Cad Beeston with 7 to the left and 9 to the right. Initial building work revealed timbers that dated from the 14th century and a Building Preservation Order was placed to protect the properties. Research showed that Cad Beeston was actually situated within the ancient township of Holbeck and had once been the home of the Latimer family. According to Mr. D.J.H. Michelmore, a specialist in the restoration of such buildings, the surviving structure was not built earlier than 1350 and not later than 1550. At that time, the area would have been a wild stretch of land inhabited by wolves and wild boar. Further research revealed that Peter de Rome had owned the Manor house in 1425, and was almost certainly the original owner. The Manor House was subsequently made a Grade II listed building, and a program of restoration work began, lasting six years. Work was completed in 1991 and the Manor House was opened to the public for the first time. The Great Hall of the Manor is the only surviving room, and a feature of special interest is a panel of medieval plasterwork with ritual signs scratched on it to protect the occupants from witches. The building is now in use as offices.
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Cad Beeston, The Manor House, Temple Crescent (Beeston) (4 comments)
Colour image8th March 2009. Image shows Cad Beeston off Temple Crescent. This is a row of nineteenth century terrace houses with remains of a much older property dating back to the medieval period. The photograph is taken from the south side of the building and shows the original timber frame structure. It is a two bay box frame with curved braces to the side walls. When the former Manor House was divided into terraced homes they were numbered from the left as 9, 8 and 7 Cad Beeston. The building is now Grade II listed and has undergone restoration. It is presently in use as offices. The origins of the name 'Cad Beeston' are unclear - AH Smith's work, 'The Place Names of the West Riding of Yorkshire' says that a possible explanation is that it derives from the wild cats that used to roam the area, and it was originally 'Cat Beeston'. He also indicates the use of an Old English personal name, Cada, as a possibility. An article in the Yorkshire Evening Post of 4th March 1984 gives yet another explanation, that Beeston was named after Adam de Beeston, an early manorial lord, and that Cad was added following a Cadastral survey, ie. a survey of land for taxation purposes.
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Colton Road, old stables and coach house (Whitkirk) (2 comments)
Black & White image4th August 1954. icture shows the old stables and coach house located on the west side of Colton Road which are part of the Manor House and are Grade II listed. The buildings are disused and in a derelict state with broken windows and boarded up doors. Later, they were to be converted to a dwelling. There are two garage doors visible either side of the main building. Features include an arcaded ground floor. The stables and coach house date from the late eighteenth century.
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