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BELLE VUE HOUSE

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: BELLE VUE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1255908

Location

BELLE VUE HOUSE, 3, BELLE VUE LAWN

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: 21-Aug-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465483

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE23SE BELLE VIEW LAWN 714-1/10/23 (North West side) 21/08/75 No.3 Belle Vue House

II

Large house, now flats. 1793, converted c1974. For Michael Wainhouse. Red brick, ashlar plinth, slate hipped roof, end stacks. Parapet, rebuilt modillion cornice and band at 1st-floor level. 2 storeys and cellar. 1:3:1 windows, centre 3 in projection with pediment over with elliptical window in tympanum, now blocked. 4-pane sashes, flat brick arches, sills, continuous sill bands to 1st floor centre and ground floor. Central doorway with moulded architrave, fluted frieze and pediment on console brackets. Palladian stair window at rear. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: Belle Vue was built on 3 and a half acres of land bought by Michael Wainhouse in February 1792 at ยป390 per acre. It was one of the plain brick villas built late C18 by cloth merchants wishing to escape from the polluted atmosphere of Park Square and other central areas. Wainhouse's workshops and warehouse were at the Park Lane entrance to the long drive which had to curve up the steep slope to the house. (Thoresby Society Publication Vols LX & LXI, Nos 131 & 132: Beresford MW: East End, West End. The Face of Leeds 1684-1842: Leeds: 1988-: 309, 323, 325).





Listing NGR: SE2892034028

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Beresford, M W, East End West End The Face of Leeds During Urbanisation 1684 to 1842, (1988), 309, 323
Beresford, M W, East End West End The Face of Leeds During Urbanisation 1684 to 1842, (1988), 325
'Thoresby Society Publication' in Thoresby Society Publication, (), 131
'Thoresby Society Publication' in Thoresby Society Publication, (), 132

National Grid Reference: SE 28920 34028

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