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LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

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: LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

List entry Number: 1255652

Location

LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY, WOODHOUSE LANE

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: 11-Sep-1996

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465781

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History

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Details

SE3034 714-1/29/441 05/08/76

LEEDS WOODHOUSE LANE (South West side) Leeds Metropolitan University

(Formerly Listed as: Leeds Polytechnic (Accounting and Applied Economics Building))

GV II

Methodist New Connexion chapel, now part of Leeds Metropolitan University. 1857-58, altered mid C20. By William Hill. Red brick with stone dressings, slate roof. 2 storeys over basement, 5 x 7 bays. Classical style. Corinthian pilastered doorways with heavy entablatures and semicircular fanlights (that to right blocked) flank 3 round-headed windows. First floor: original central window is round-headed, with carved impost blocks and keystone; flanking tall metal-framed windows. Rusticated pilasters to corners, bracketed cornice, full-width pediment with round light and relief foliage in tympanum, stepped stone ?chimneys at each end of roof apex. Left return: original and altered fenestration as front. INTERIOR: not inspected. The chapel cost £6,000 to build and contained an organ and memorial window to Mr Alderman Marsden; school rooms and an institute were in the basement. (Kelly's Directory of Leeds: 1913-: XXVIII).



Listing NGR: SE3001534030

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory of Leeds, (1913), XXVIII

National Grid Reference: SE 30015 34030

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