FORMER PAROCHIAL INSTITUTE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1255909

Date first listed: 22-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: FORMER PAROCHIAL INSTITUTE, BENNETT ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER PAROCHIAL INSTITUTE, BENNETT ROAD

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 27818 36080

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Details

LEEDS

SE2736SE BENNETT ROAD, Headingley 714-1/61/722 (South side) 22/12/86 Former Parochial Institute

GV II

Meeting rooms for St Michael's parish church, now offices. 1877, converted C20. By George Corson. Coursed squared sandstone with freestone dressings and Welsh slate roofs. Gothic Revival style. T-shaped plan with gable end to street and wing at rear. 2-gable front, the smaller on the left projects forward and contains the entrance. This has a short column and 2 half-columns with capitals of naturalistic foliage. Above these are sculpted panels, St Michael and the dragon to the front, the Royal Arms to the side. Paired lancet to the left, quatrefoil in gable. The right hand gable has a buttress flanking the central door with side lights and mullioned window over. Flanking windows are 3-light mullion and transom. Large traceried Gothic window above and small lancet in gable. Diagonal buttress to corner. 2, and 3-light mullion and transom windows to side elevations and rear wing. INTERIOR: meeting hall above rooms and offices. Hall with 4 windows either side. Ribbed wooden ceiling of 18 bays, a central tunnel vault supported on 5 curious decorated semicircular wrought-iron trusses. The roof is close boarded. Stone stair with wrought-iron twist balustrade. Main downstairs room (partitioned) has low relief panelled ceiling.



Listing NGR: SE2781836080

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