TOWER AT SEACROFT HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1255580

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1976

Statutory Address: TOWER AT SEACROFT HOSPITAL, YORK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWER AT SEACROFT HOSPITAL, YORK ROAD

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 35011 34614

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 465847

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Seacroft Hospital, (1995)

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