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SALEM UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

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: SALEM UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

List entry Number: 1255568

Location

SALEM UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, HUNSLET LANE

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465881

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE3032 HUNSLET LANE 714-1/43/209 (East side) 05/08/76 Salem United Reformed Church (Formerly Listed as: HUNSLET LANE Salen Chapel)

II

Independent chapel, now youth training workshop. Opened 1790, altered 1901. Squared gritstone, slate roof, hipped to front, modillion cornice, parapet with wreath carved in relief. Chamfered quoins. Entrance front: 2 storeys, elliptical on plan, curved steps; centre breaks forward with paired doorways with pilasters supporting entablature, flanked by stairway doors and round-headed windows, 2, and 3-light windows above, moulded sills, aprons, keyblocks. South side: original structure survives; 3 round-headed windows to ground floor, plain surrounds, impost and first-floor band; rectangular windows to upper floor. North side: fenestration as south, buttress to right. INTERIOR: staircases to left and right of entrance; no original features preserved, the gallery floored over. The chapel could count among its congregation some of the most influential business and professional families at the turn of the C19. The building, without the curved entrance block, is shown on the 1847 OS map. (Fraser, D: A History of Modern Leeds: 1980-: 251).



Listing NGR: SE3033632982

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Fraser, D, A History of Modern Leeds, (1980), 251

National Grid Reference: SE 30336 32982

Map

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