HEAD'S HOUSE AT NORTHWAYS SCHOOL AND DISUSED SCHOOLROOM ATTACHED ON RIGHT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1116407

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: HEAD'S HOUSE AT NORTHWAYS SCHOOL AND DISUSED SCHOOLROOM ATTACHED ON RIGHT, BRAMHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: HEAD'S HOUSE AT NORTHWAYS SCHOOL AND DISUSED SCHOOLROOM ATTACHED ON RIGHT, BRAMHAM ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Clifford

National Grid Reference: SE 42682 44201

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Details

SE 4244-4344 CLIFFORD BRAMHAM ROAD LS23 (west side)

7/94 Head's house at Northways School and disused schoolroom attached on right.

GV II

House and attached schoolroom. 1847 by J. A. Hansom (Pevsner, p.622). Ashlar magnesian limestone, Welsh slate roofs. House: 2 storeys with half basement, 5-bays; schoolroom attached on right of 1 storey and 5 bays, the 4th bay with gabled porch and bell-cote projection. House: doorway to left of centre reached by stone steps with curved side walls having roll-moulded copings and miniature front-end piers; gabled ashlar sandstone porch of later Cl9 date encloses a chamfered, pointed doorway. To each side are basement/ground-floor canted-bay windows with ashlar surrounds to windows of 1:3:1 lights; basement windows have shouldered heads; offsets beneath trefoil-headed ground-floor windows; lead-covered hipped roofs. Basement window to far right is of 3 shouldered lights; C20 casement over. 1st floor: 5, gabled half-dormers with shouldered single-light windows except bay 1 which has matching 2-light window; ashlar copings. End gables have shaped kneelers and ashlar copings with finial on right and end stack on left. Rear: large lateral stack on left has offsets and twin, octagonal flues. Left return: two lst-floor windows of 3 shouldered lights. Right return: glazed quatrefoil on left of stepped 3-light window; apex trefoil. Schoolroom: 4-light, trefoil-headed windows to bay 1-3, matching 3-light window to bay 5. Bay 4 has a small, square porch/bell-cote projection having pointed-arched door under hoodmould with head-carved stops; inscribed ribbon and trefoiled single-light window above; coped gable with bell-cote rising from left return. In angle with schoolroom to left is a small stair turret with slit window and offset beneath trefoiled vents and ashlar capping. Returns of porch have coped gables as has right end of schoolroom. Right return of schoolroom has window of 5 trefoiled lights. Adjoining buildings to rear of both house and schoolroom, that to left of house and those masking front-right of schoolroom are not of special interest. Built as St. Edward's Primary School later becoming part of a convent. N. Pevsner,B,O,E., 1967 edition.

Listing NGR: SE4268244201

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 342015

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Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 622

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