High Royds Hospital, Aireborough, Menston - Leeds

The grounds of an echelon-style psychiatric hospital, opened in 1888, including airing courts, sports grounds, woodland and parkland. The hospital is under conversion to residential use including extensive new build within the grounds. The historic landscape is now significantly compromised and peripheral areas neglected.

High Royds Hospital, Aireborough, Menston - Leeds
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    High Royds Hospital
    Heritage Category:
    Registered Park and Garden grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1001469
    Local Planning Authority:
    Leeds
    Site Type:
    Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden

Location

    Locality:
    Aireborough
    County:
    West Yorkshire
    District / Borough:
    Leeds / Bradford
    Parish:
    Menston
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Pudsey / Shipley
    Region:
    Yorkshire

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Park and garden
    Condition:
    Extensive significant problems
    Vulnerability:
    High
    Trend:
    Declining
    Ownership:
    Mixed, multiple owners
    Designation:
    Registered Park and Garden grade II, LB grade II