|Built by||Robert Holden|
|Grade II list No.||1199362|
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On 30 March 1852 James-Theodore Bent, explorer, was born, the only child of James Bent of Baildon, by Margaret Eleanor, eldest daughter and co-heiress of James Lambert of Baildon. He was brought up in Baildon House.
Listed Building description. Grade II
Cottage and house, now single residence. Cottage initialled and dated “ R H M ” 1 7 1 5 (Holden family); House initialled and dated “ RH ” 1724
Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roofs, 2 storeys. A long range with cottage to left. This has two 1stfloor windows. Doorway with tie-stone jambs with 2-light flat-faced mullioned window above; tripartite sashed windows with same above; doorway (blocked) with date stone over and semicircular-arched window (blocked). Coped gable with kneelers and weathervane to left. Large stack to right gable. Linking passage to house, breaking forward, has 3-light window to each floor. House: 3-room plan with four 1 stfloor windows. Quoins. Outer bays have mid-C20 canted bay windows with 4-light window above. 2nd bay has altered doorway with date stone over in decorative plaque with single-light window above. 3rd bay has 5-light window to each floor. 1st-floor windows have recessed flat-faced mullions with an inner chamfer. Moulded eaves cornice, coped gables with stacks. One other stack to ridge. Rear of house has arched stairwindow with impost blocks and keystone and 2-light double-chamfered mullioned window. Left-hand return of house has porch, carried on cast-iron columns, to wide doorway with monolithic jambs and lintel. 2-light window above with single-light 16-paned sashed window to attic.
Interior: most rooms have richly moulded cornices. Stairhall has closed string staircase with wreathed and ramped handrail, slender turned balusters, 2 to each riser, pair of cast-iron columns the capitals enriched with acanthus decoration. Semicircular-arched doorway with impost, architrave and keystone.
Dwelling: Baildon House
Census Place: Baildon, York, England
Source: FHL Film 1342036. PRO Ref RG11 Piece 4339 Folio 79 Page 10
|John ROUSE||Married||33||Male||Bradford, York, England||Head||Worsted Manufacturer Employing 1000 Hands|
|Mary J. ROUSE||Married||26||Female||Epsom, Surrey, England||Wife|
|Lois M. ROUSE||5||Female||Baildon, York, England||Daughter||Scholar|
|Caroline N. ROUSE||4||Female||Whitby, York, England||Daughter|
|L. Alice M. ROUSE||3||Female||Baildon, York, England||Daughter|
|Margaret ROUSE||1||Female||Baildon, York, England||Daughter|
|Sarah E. BRIDGIT||Unmarried||30||Female||Bristol, Gloucester, England||Visitor|
|Catherine ANDERSON||Unmarried||24||Female||Scotland||Serv||Waiting Maid (Dom)|
|Jane E. LISTER||Unmarried||25||Female||Bramham Moor, York, England||Serv||Cook (Dom)|
|Annie MILLER||Unmarried||18||Female||Bradford, York, England||Serv||Housemaid (Dom)|
|E. Kate HARYOTT||Unmarried||25||Female||Cowfold, Sussex, England||Serv||Head Nurse (Dom)|
|Bella B. HARRISON||Unmarried||18||Female||Scarborough, York, England||Serv||Under Nurse (Dom)|
Smith Feather, Justice of the Peace for West Riding & City of Bradford, 63, born Bingley. Foreign Wool Merchant & Camelhair & Topmaker. Employer.
Mary J Feather. Wife, 56. Born Dufton, Westmorland.
1947 Electoral Role
- William J Roach SJ
- Agnes E Roach
- Anne Culleton
- Catherine Mackey
- Thomas Briggs
- Eileen Briggs
- Laura Healey
- Dictionary of National Biography, 1901 supplement. Bent, James Theodore by William Carr and Bent Archive