PROSPECT PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135683

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Dec-1988

Statutory Address: PROSPECT PLACE, 9, 11 AND 11A, SPRINGFIELD STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PROSPECT PLACE, 9, 11 AND 11A, SPRINGFIELD STREET

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 34581 27878

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for

SE 32 NW ROTHWELL SPRINGFIELD STREET (south side) Rothwell

5/108 Nos. 9, 11 & 13 (Prospect Place)

The address shall be amended to read -

SE 32 NW Rothwell SPRINGFIELD STREET (south side), Rothwell

5/108 Nos. 9, 11 & lla (Prospect Place)

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SE 32 NW ROTHWELL SPRINGFIELD STREET LS26 (south side), Rothwell

5/108 Nos 9, 11, and 13 (Prospect Place)

II

Poorhouse, now 3 dwellings, Built 1772 (Batty p.132); altered at various dates. Brown brick in English Garden Wall bond (3 + 1), stone slate roof. Rectangular double-depth plan, with centre projecting to front and rear. 2 1/2 storeys and 7 bays, formerly symmetrical, with wide pedimented 3-bay centre breaking forwards (front and rear) , the pediment defined by a 3-course band with dentilled middle course, and that at the front containing a stone tablet inscribed "PROSPECT PLACE"; some blocked vertical rectangular windows with flat-arched gauged brick heads, but mostly now large sashes with exposed boxes, those in the centre and right (all No. 9) with 4 panes; doors to Nos. 9 and 11 with rectangular overlights; left end (No. 13) altered and rendered. 2 ridge chimneys, end wall chimneys. Right return wall of 3 bays has in the centre a door of 6 fielded panels with 10-pane overlight and raised stone surround, and on each side of each floor a very large blind window with gauged brick head and stone sill. Rear similar to front, but has stone head and jambs of former doorway at ground floor of projected centre. Bridge linking 1st floor of right-hand return wall to adjoining property not included in the item. Interior not inspected.

History: built as poor house for parish of Rothwell 1772, but changed function when separate townships established their own poorhouses 1814, becoming inter alia debtors' prison, and subsequently surgery. Reference John Batty History of Rothwell (1877).

Listing NGR: SE3458127878

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 342116

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Batty, J, History of Rothwell, (1877), 132

End of official listing