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LONDON HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LONDON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1135048

Location

242, HIGH STREET
LONDON HOUSE, 238 AND 240, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Boston Spa

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 341980

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 4245-4345 BOSTON SPA HIGH STREET LS23 (south side)

6/60 Nos 238 and 240 (London House) and No 242

GV II

Shop with 2 dwellings to rear and over. c1830, altered. Ashlar sandstone facade, coursed, squared magnesian limestone elsewhere, graduated slate roof. 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. Good shop front of c1900 has glazed central double-door with plain overlight flanked by large shop windows with slender mullions and transoms and with pilasters to each side and dentilled cornice over; to right is an angled corner doorway having later panelled door and margin-glazed overlight in ashlar surround with shaped and moulded canopy beneath recessed panel. 1st floor: bow windows, cantilevered out over the shop front, have continuous sill band and sashes of 4, 12 and 4 lights divided by plain stone mullions; blind central window with eared architrave. Plain frieze beneath stone dentils to wooden cornice forming gutter. Gable copings; cement-rendered end stack to left, central ashlar ridge stack. Right return: central doorway with fanlight under arch with imposts and keystone and with iron lantern over; casement to 1st floor has arch as door; similar partly-blocked attic window.

Listing NGR: SE4337445387

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National Grid Reference: SE 43374 45387

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