Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256031

Date first listed: 22-Sep-1975

Statutory Address: ALBION HOUSE, 50, SPENCER PLACE


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Statutory Address: ALBION HOUSE, 50, SPENCER PLACE

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 31324 35382


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SE33NW SPENCER PLACE, Sheepscar 714-1/7/1110 (West side) 22/09/75 No.50 Albion House


Large house. c1835 altered C20. Ashlar and stucco, slate roof. Heavy modillion cornice and blocking course. 2 storeys, 3 bays, centre projects slightly, in rusticated stucco, with parapet and cornice. Centre 1st-floor 3-light window with pilasters and pediment, other 1st-floor windows in moulded architraves. 2 ground-floor semicircular bays with entablatures and curved sashes, central doorway with attached columns supporting pediment, semicircular fanlight, glazing bars replaced with plate glass throughout. INTERIOR: not inspected. One of the row of 3 houses built in New Leeds, land sold by Earl Cowper for villas outside the town centre. The speculation was unsuccessful and only a small number of plots was built on by 1847; the failure of the venture contributed to Sir Walter Scott's insolvency. (Fraser, D (Ed): A History of Modern Leeds: Manchester: 1980-: 100).

Listing NGR: SE3132435382


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Legacy System number: 465336

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Books and journals
Fraser, D, A History of Modern Leeds, (1980), 100

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