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TOWER AT SEACROFT HOSPITAL

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: TOWER AT SEACROFT HOSPITAL

List entry Number: 1255580

Location

TOWER AT SEACROFT HOSPITAL, YORK ROAD

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465847

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE33SE YORK ROAD, Seacroft 714-1/12/1082 (South side) 05/08/76 Tower at Seacroft Hospital

II

Water tower. 1902-4. By ET Hall. Arts and Crafts influence. Tall red brick tower, square on plan and tapered. Wide cornice, parapet ramped up at corners. Moulded cornice below, segmentally-arched over clock face on each side with terracotta surrounds. Below is continuous iron-railed balcony on all sides with low but wide segmentally-arched window beneath. The bottom half of the tower has plain walls with only a few small windows. INTERIOR: cast-iron spiral stair in left corner, water tanks removed. The water tanks help up to 40,000 gallons for this (seacroft) and Killinbeck hospitals. HISTORY: Seacroft hospital was originally built in the grounds of the former Manston Hall, as a temporary smallpox hospital in 1893; it was extended for scarlet fever in 1898 by Thomas Hewson, City Engineer. 1902-04 permanent hospital for scarlet fever; diptheria and eutric fever built. (RCHME: Report: Seacroft Hospital: 1995-).



Listing NGR: SE3501134614

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Seacroft Hospital, (1995)

National Grid Reference: SE 35011 34614

Map

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