WHEATFIELD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255681
Date first listed:
05-Aug-1976
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
WHEATFIELD HOUSE, WOOD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHEATFIELD HOUSE, WOOD LANE

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 28200 36370

Details

LEEDS

SE2836SW WOOD LANE, Headingley 714-1/62/829 (North side (off)) 05/08/76 Wheatfield House (Formerly Listed as: WOOD LANE, Headingley Wheatfield House (Adult Training Centre))

GV II

Formerly known as: Wheatfield Lodge Headingley. House, now hospice. c1855 with c1900 extension to rear by Thomas Butler Wilson, altered and extended late C20. Coursed squared gritstone and ashlar, slate roof. 2 and 3 storeys, 4 bays; single-storey hospice range added to E side 1985. Italianate style. South front: central porch with Tuscan columns in antis, entablature and dentilled cornice, square tower above with architrave and cornice to 1st-floor window and 3 round-arched lights to 2nd; shallow pyramidal roof. Left bay has canted bay window to ground floor, paired and single-light windows to 1st and 2nd floors, shallow gable above; 2 narrow bays to right set back, with plain windows. Deep boxed and bracketed eaves, tall corniced stacks centre and left. Rear: a projecting wing built over the boundary wall has a central 3-light bowed window and round angle turrets, moulded string at sill levels and egg-and-dart moulding to line of former wall top; eaves detailing matches front. INTERIOR: hall with marble Ionic columns supporting heavy entablature with decorated frieze, the doorways have egg-and-dart mouldings to architraves with pulvinated oak-leaf friezes with cornices. Good marble open-well stairs with wrought-iron balusters, and arcading to landing supported on groups of 4 Tuscan columns, stairwell ceiling has entablature supported on consoles. Series of good principal rooms, probable dining room right has paired Ionic columns supporting entablatures along each side of room, niches at end and plaster ceiling. (Linstrum, D: West Yorkshire Architects and Architecture: London: 1978-).

Listing NGR: SE2820036370

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465763
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Linstrum, D, West Yorkshire Architects and Architecture, (1978)

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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Date: 07 Mar 2005
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