ALBION HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256031
Date first listed:
22-Sep-1975
Statutory Address:
ALBION HOUSE, 50, SPENCER PLACE

Map

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Location

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

Details

LEEDS

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

GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465336
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Apr 2006
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