RETAINING WALL TO LEEDS ZOOLOGICAL AND BOTANICAL GARDENS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256036
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
RETAINING WALL TO LEEDS ZOOLOGICAL AND BOTANICAL GARDENS, SPRING ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
RETAINING WALL TO LEEDS ZOOLOGICAL AND BOTANICAL GARDENS, SPRING ROAD

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 27905 35697

Details

LEEDS

SE2735 SPRING ROAD, Headingley 714-1/23/822 (South side) Retaining wall to Leeds Zoological and Botanical Gardens

II

Part of the retaining wall to the Zoological and Botanical Gardens, now garden wall. 1838, coping late C19. Probably by William Billington. Coursed squared gritstone. Approx 2.5m high, overall length approx 25m, rounding the corner with Chapel Lane. Former entrance: piers with added modillion cornice and square capstone, plain walling between; flanked by paired recessed panels left and 2 recessed panels divided by a pilaster right. 6 shallow pilasters in all, later coping. The most substantial remains of the boundary wall which enclosed 17 acres to the south; the gardens were contemporary with those at Manchester and after those at Sheffield (1833) and Liverpool (1836). (Douglas, J. (Victorian Society), pers. comm.).



Listing NGR: SE2790535697

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
465341
Legacy System:
LBS

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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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06461/15
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