HOUGH LANE CENTRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255556
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
HOUGH LANE CENTRE, HOUGH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOUGH LANE CENTRE, HOUGH LANE

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 24400 34860

Details

LEEDS

SE2434 HOUGH LANE, Bramley 714-1/25/548 (South East side) Hough Lane Centre

II

Formerly known as: Bramley Board School HOUGH LANE Bramley. Board school, now community centre. 1877. By Richard Adams. Coursed rock-faced gritstone, slate roof. Single storey 3-bay central hall range with gabled cross wings. Gothic Revival style. 3 finely-detailed entrances: in short gabled bays far left and far right, and to right of centre in main range; all have board door, 2 glazed panels in traceried overlights, circular panel above to left and right. Central gabled bay with transomed window of 3 cusped lights, flanking single lights, in chamfered arched recesses; carved band above with raised lettering: 'LEEDS/ BOARD SCHOOLS', trefoil panel above; gable copings, bud finial; at the junction with the main ridge a tall square-section bellcote or ventilator flue with carved openwork sides, lead-covered octagonal spire with finial above. Gabled wings: left, a tall 4-light window with 2 transoms, to right 2 three-light windows, external stack with carved ashlar trefoil-arched niche between. 3 ridge stacks, one with moulded bulbous cap, the other 2 reduced. INTERIOR: not inspected. The original arrangement was a central infants' entrance and the boys' and girls' entrances as far apart as possible. Richard Adams was architect of Leeds Board Schools 1873-1886 at a period when there was pressure on the Board to build schools quickly for the rapidly increasing population. He was responsible for 35 schools, of which about 16 remain; this is a fine example of his Gothic design for larger single-storey schools.

Listing NGR: SE2440034860

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
465869
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/05950/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Karran. Source Historic England Archive
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