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NEWTON 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: NEWTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1256034

Location

NEWTON HOUSE, 54, SPENCER PLACE

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: 22-Sep-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465339

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE33NW SPENCER PLACE, Sheepscar 714-1/7/1111 (West side) 22/09/75 No.54 Newton House

GV II

Large house. c1835, altered C20. Ashlar, low-pitched hipped slate roof. Cornice, parapet, quoin pilasters. 2 storeys, 1:3:1 windows, centre 3 in slight projection, ground floor in elliptical-headed recesses. Central doorway with attached Tuscan columns supporting heavy entablature. Restored glazing bar sashes. Conversion to hostel accommodation in progress at time of survey. INTERIOR: not inspected. One of the row of 3 houses built in New Leeds on 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: SE3132735434

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SE 31327 35434

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