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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.


List entry Number: 1135079



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


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Boston Spa

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Feb-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 341957

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

6/37 No 42 (Boston Lodge) 2.9.52 (Formerly listed as Nos 42 and 42A)


Large house now office premises. Late C18 with later C19 additions. Ashlar magnesian limestone, stone slate roofs. 2 storeys, 2:3:2 bays, the outer bays set back; raised 3-storey rear wing to left of centre. Plinth. Centre has stone steps to wide 6-panel door and fanlight with radial glazing bars flanked by pilasters of a Doric, sandstone porch with fluted frieze and dentilled cornice; above is a sash with glazing bars in flush wooden architrave on projecting stone sill and beneath flat arch. Flanking bays have original 2-storey canted bay-windows with projecting sills to sashes with glazing bars and concealed lintels. Side wings: 4-pane sashes beneath sashes with glazing bars. Dentilled eaves cornice. Centre has hipped bay- window roofs and ashlar gable copings with rendered end stacks. Side-wing roofs have hipped ends with late-C19 stone end stack to left; rendered stack at left hip and similar stack beyond right hip. Adjoining left wing is a Gothic Revival doorway with carved fruit and ball finial over. Rear: white- brick, 2-storey porch with moulded round arch and keystone with heraldic device and motto 'Vincent qui se Vincent'. Wing on right has white-brick top storey and stone inscribed 'M.C.V. 1895 E. M. V'. Left return: side wing is of rock-faced stone with date 1885 over lst-floor window. Right return: bay window on left of French window under dentilled cornice; two 16-pane sashes to 1st floor.

Listing NGR: SE4228645825

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National Grid Reference: SE 42286 45825


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