Boundary wall to St Johns School and Almshouses


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Boundary wall to St Johns School and Almshouses, Wetherby Road


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Statutory Address:
Boundary wall to St Johns School and Almshouses, Wetherby Road

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

Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE 33720 37159


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SE3337SE 714-1/58/1074

LEEDS Roundhay WETHERBY ROAD (North side) Boundary wall to St John's School and Almshouses

(Formerly Listed as: WETHERBY ROAD, Roundhay St John's .. School .. Almshouses Nos.1-7 (Cons) including area wall in front)



Boundary wall with two sets of gate piers and gates. c1830. Probably by Thomas Taylor. Coursed squared gritstone, wrought-iron gates. Between approximately 1m and 2m high, overall length approximately 150m, with moulded coping. The wall encloses the west and south sides of the property; a narrow pedestrian gate opposite the entrance to St John's School (qv) has turned wallng and two pairs of piers with shallow pointed capstones flanking the steps; at the west end an inner and outer pair of gate piers at entrance to church precinct with moulded plinths, recessed panelled sides and steeply gabled capstones. The curving wall on the west side of the almshouses has a narrow and low pedestrian gateway with plain square jambs and a low wrought-iron gate with knob finials; the wall terminates at the former vicarage driveway, St John's House (qv) in a square pier with panelled sides and moulding with pyramid capstone.

Listing NGR: SE3372037159


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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: 09 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05036/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Angela J. Prescott. Source Historic England Archive
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