LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255652
Date first listed:
05-Aug-1976
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY, WOODHOUSE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY, WOODHOUSE LANE

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 30015 34030

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465781
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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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