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COLUMN AT SOUTH WEST END OF MEANWOOD PARK AT NGR 2798 3734

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: COLUMN AT SOUTH WEST END OF MEANWOOD PARK AT NGR 2798 3734

List entry Number: 1255591

Location

COLUMN AT SOUTH WEST END OF MEANWOOD PARK AT NGR 2798 3734, HOLLIN LANE

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1996

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465860

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE23NE HOLLIN LANE, Meanwood 714-1/6/967 (North side (off)) Column at south-west end of Meanwood Park at NGR 2798 3734

II

Column. c1672, erected here c1847 for Edward Oates. Gritstone and ashlar. Square plinth and moulded pedestal, a tall Roman Doric column. The S face of the pedestal has a bronze plaque with inscription: 'IN MEMORY OF/ EDWIN KITSON CLARK/ LT. COL. D.L. T.D. M.A. F.S.A./ AND/ (GEORG)INA KITSON CLARK/ WHO LIVED AT MEANWOODSIDE/ FROM 1904 TO 1954, AND GAVE/ TO LEEDS UNSTINTED SERVICE'. HISTORICAL NOTE: the grounds of Meanwoodside were laid out c1838-1865, during the lifetime of Edward Oates. He was a leading member of the Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel in Park Row (qv) and it has been recorded that the 2 columns were brought from the old chapel of 1672/74 when it was demolished to make way for the existing building in c1847 which was built of Meanwood stone. The Kitson Clarks lived at Meanwoodside 1904-1954 and it was demolished soon after 1954, the grounds becoming part of a public park. (Hopwood A (pers. comm.): 1993-).



Listing NGR: SE2798437324

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National Grid Reference: SE2798437324

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