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

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

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

Legacy System number:
465847
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Seacroft Hospital, (1995)

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: 02 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03881/31
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