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Methley Hall

Hob Uid: 52631
Location :
Leeds
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SE3764026560
Summary : Great house built in the early 15th century, with a large open hall, screens passage and vaulted porch. The house was extensively altered by the Savile family in the late 16th/early 17th century, then extended in the 1770s and remodelled by Salvin between 1830-6. An inventory of 1657 refers to a hall, great and little dining rooms, private chambers, a chapel, service rooms and servants quarters. The house was demolished in 1963.
More information : [SE 37642656 METHLEY HALL [GT] (1)

Methley Hall dates from the 15th century, with 16th 17th. and 19th century additions. (2)

Building in process of demolition. (3)

Methley Hall has been demolished. (4)

Great house built in the early 15th century, with a large open hall, screens passage and vaulted porch. The house was extensively altered by the Savile family in the late 16th/early 17th century, then extended in the 1770s and remodelled by Salvin between 1830-6. An inventory of 1657 refers to a hall, great and little dining rooms, private chambers, a chapel, service rooms and servants quarters. The house was demolished in 1963. (5, 6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1956.
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Bldgs W.R.Yorks, 1959 365, (Pevsner).
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : LS 25" (J. Hudson, 25.2.59)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RL 30-OCT-63
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Source Number : 5
Source : Greater medieval houses of England and Wales 1300-1500, volume 1 : northern England
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Source Number : 6
Source : Rural houses of West Yorkshire, 1400-1830
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Early C15
Monument End Date : 1432
Monument Start Date : 1400
Monument Type : Great House, Open Hall House, Buttery
Evidence : Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Late C16/early C17
Monument End Date : 1632
Monument Start Date : 1567
Monument Type : Great House, Great Hall
Evidence : Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : 1657
Monument End Date : 1657
Monument Start Date : 1657
Monument Type : Great House, Chapel, Great Hall, Service Wing
Evidence : Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : 1770s
Monument End Date : 1779
Monument Start Date : 1770
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : 1830-6
Monument End Date : 1836
Monument Start Date : 1830
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Demolished Building

Components and Objects:
Period : Post Medieval
Component Monument Type : Great House, Great Hall
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Period : Post Medieval
Component Monument Type : Great House, Chapel, Great Hall, Service Wing
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 94479
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 32 NE 5
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1389236
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 511977
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Associated Monuments : 511980
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Associated Monuments : 511981
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, METHLEY MOATED SITE
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1951-01-01
End Date : 1951-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 32 NE 5
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1963-10-30
End Date : 1963-10-30
Associated Activities : Primary, INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-11-14
End Date : 1995-11-14