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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.


List entry Number: 1255632



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


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1991

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465807

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SE33NW CHAPELTOWN ROAD 714-1/7/93 (East side) 22/11/91 No.98


House with steps to front, now dance studios. c1835. Red brick in Flemish bond, finely coursed, stone bands and front steps. Shallow pitch hipped slate roof, most missing, end stacks reduced in height. 2 storeys and cellars, 3 bays; restored 6-panel door. Plate-glass sashes. Short flight of steps with moulded risers and low flanking wall to central entrance with portico of Tuscan columns supporting entablature, cornice and blocking course. Rubbed brick flat arches and stone continuous sill band to windows; deep bracketed eaves. Rear: glazing bars to upper-floor windows. Left return: a small wrought-iron balcony 1st floor, centre. Right return: 2 blocked ground-floor openings, right. INTERIOR: not inspected, but internal walls removed when converted to studios. HISTORICAL NOTE: the house stands in the SW corner of the 'Leeds New Town' development of the Squire's Pasture estate which the 5th Earl Cowper sold to a partnership for ยป29,860 in 1825. The development was intended to provide large houses out of the smoke-laden atmosphere of the city centre, but in 1828 the Earl had to repurchase the land following the partnership's bankruptcy and building was slow, this house being one of few built by 1847 (Nos 50, 52 & 54 Spencer Place, qv). It was later used as the communal offices of the United Hebrew Congregation. Now studios of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance. (A History of Modern Leeds: Beresford, M: The Face of Leeds, 1780-1914: 1980-: 99).

Listing NGR: SE3082835317

Selected Sources

Books and journals
The Face of Leeds 1780-1914, (1980), 99
Beresford, M , A History of Modern Leeds

National Grid Reference: SE 30839 35282


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