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ASHFIELD

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: ASHFIELD

List entry Number: 1256100

Location

ASHFIELD, 8, GROVE ROAD

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: 11-Sep-1996

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465267

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SE 28254 36415

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