NEWTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256034
Date first listed:
22-Sep-1975
Statutory Address:
NEWTON HOUSE, 54, SPENCER PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NEWTON HOUSE, 54, 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 31327 35434

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465339
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.

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