ASHFIELD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256100
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
ASHFIELD, 8, GROVE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ASHFIELD, 8, GROVE ROAD

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 28254 36415

Details

LEEDS

SE2836SW GROVE ROAD, Headingley 714-1/62/754 (East side) No.8 Ashfield

GV II

Large house, now flats. c1860, altered C20. Attributed to Cuthbert Brodrick. Coursed squared gritstone and ashlar, slate roof. 3 storeys, 3 x 1 bay S-facing range with a lower-roofed wide central rear wing. S front: central stone porch with paired chamfered columns and keyed segmental arch, acanthus motif on gable; 6-panel door, the top 3 glazed. Fenestration: ground and 1st floors, bays 1 and 3 have 3-light plate-glass sashes (some frames replaced) with chamfered mullions and shouldered arches; single-light windows centre. Paired windows to 2nd floor. Continuous sill bands are carried right around the building. Ornate paired gutter brackets to deep eaves. The front range has ornate gables to left and right returns, a canted bay window and 3-light windows on right return and to the rear wing. Rear: the wide wing has a semicircular bay window with 3-light window above on right; a wide gable with round window and deep eaves as front. The roadside facade has single-light windows, a gable left and altered openings centre and right for flat entrances. INTERIOR: entrance hall divided into two; Minton floor tiles remain in left hall, staircase removed when converted to flats c1930. The rear room with semicircular bay window has ceiling cornice and rose, carved wooden fireplace with swags and bird trophies. The wide rear wing, round window and eaves detailing are similar to Brodrick's Oakfield, No.7 Alma Road (qv).



Listing NGR: SE2825436415

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465267
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.

End of official listing

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