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SCHOOL OF MINERAL ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

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: SCHOOL OF MINERAL ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

List entry Number: 1255654

Location

SCHOOL OF MINERAL ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, 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: 19-Jan-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465783

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Details

LEEDS

SE2934NW WOODHOUSE LANE 714-1/71/442 (West side) 19/01/88 School of Mineral Engineering, University of Leeds

II

University building. Early 1930s. By Lanchester and Lodge. For the University of Leeds. Portland stone with brick to rear; roof not visible. 2 storeys with attic. Symmetrical 2:1:7:1:2 bays breaking forward successively. Plinth: 1st-floor cornice with animal heads and blocking course; plainer 2nd-floor cornice with parapet. Central 7 bays have giant pilasters with acanthus capitals flanking windows with geometrical tracery and decorative panels between those on each floor. Other windows are metal-framed with margin glazing bars and transoms to all but the shorter attic windows. Bays flanking 7-bay break each have opening with moulded architrave on ground floor (panelled double door with traceried overlight to left, window to right), and 1st-floor window with head keystone and corbelled balcony with decorative iron balustrade. Winged head above central, attic window. Right return: 5 bays, 3 central bays breaking forward on ground and 1st floors and having central, pedimented, ground-floor window. INTERIOR: not inspected. Lanchester and Lodge were also responsible for the Parkinson Building (qv).





Listing NGR: SE2947034845

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National Grid Reference: SE 29470 34845

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