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Temple Newsam House

Hob Uid: 1103673
Location :
Leeds
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SE3569032130
Summary : Great house, built circa 1500 and consisting of four ranges set around a large courtyard. The entrance gateway was in the north wing, the great hall in the south wing and the private apartments in the west wing. Between 1622 and about 1628, the east wing was demolished and the north and south wings were rebuilt. The courtyard facades were united by the roof balastrade which bears an inscription, originally in stone but replaced in metal in 1788. The south wing was remodelled between 1792-1796 and further alterations were carried out in the late 19th century. It became a decorative arts museum in 1938.
More information : Great house, built circa 1500 and consisting of four ranges set around a large courtyard. The entrance gateway was in the north wing, the great hall in the south wing and the private apartments in the west wing. Between 1622 and about 1628, the east wing was demolished and the north and south wings were rebuilt. The courtyard facades were united by the roof balastrade which bears an inscription, originally in stone but replaced in metal in 1788. The south wing was remodelled between 1792-1796 and further alterations were carried out in the late 19th century. It became a decorative arts museum in 1938. Listed Grade I. (1-5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : West Yorkshire
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Vol(s) : Part 45
Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : District of Leeds, 11-SEP-1996
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Source Number : 3
Source : World Wide Web page
Source details : http://www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsam
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Source Number : 4
Source : The Archaeological Journal
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Page(s) : 356
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Vol(s) : 125
Source Number : 5
Source : Greater medieval houses of England and Wales 1300-1500, volume 1 : northern England
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Built c1500
Monument End Date : 1510
Monument Start Date : 1490
Monument Type : Great House, Courtyard House, Great Hall
Evidence : Extant Building, Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered 1622-28
Monument End Date : 1628
Monument Start Date : 1622
Monument Type : Country House, Courtyard House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered 1792-96
Monument End Date : 1796
Monument Start Date : 1792
Monument Type : Country House, Courtyard House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered late C19
Monument End Date : 1900
Monument Start Date : 1867
Monument Type : Country House, Courtyard House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : From 1938
Monument End Date : 1938
Monument Start Date : 1938
Monument Type : Museum
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 96655
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 465426
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 111682
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 33 SE 131
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1572490
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1147656
Relationship type :

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-11-14
End Date : 1995-11-14
Associated Activities : Primary, LAND AT TEMPLE NEWSAM HOUSE
Activity type : EVALUATION
Start Date : 2001-01-01
End Date : 2001-12-31