SCHOOL OF MINERAL ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255654
Date first listed:
19-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
SCHOOL OF MINERAL ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, WOODHOUSE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SCHOOL OF MINERAL ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, 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 29470 34845

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
465783
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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