FORMER LODGES TO WOODHOUSE CEMETERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256136
Date first listed:
26-Sep-1963
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
FORMER LODGES TO WOODHOUSE CEMETERY, ST GEORGES FIELDS

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER LODGES TO WOODHOUSE CEMETERY, ST GEORGES FIELDS

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 29304 34878

Details

LEEDS

SE2934NW ST GEORGE'S FIELDS 714-1/71/365 (North side) 26/09/63 Former lodges to Woodhouse Cemetery (Formerly Listed as: WOODHOUSE LANE (South West side) Lodges at Woodhouse Cemetery)

II

Cemetery gateway and lodges, now Leeds University post-graduate rooms. 1835. By John Clark. For the Leeds General Cemetery Company. Ashlar and gritstone, grey slate roofs, wrought-iron gates. In Greek Revival style. Entrance front: giant Doric columns in antis with pediment and deep blocking course fronts recessed 3-storey lodges with blind part-concealed pilasters and pediments. Rear: central rectangular entrance with pediment on consoles flanked by lower pedestrian gateways with niches in urns above; flanking projecting lodges with shouldered architraves and pediments, sashes with glazing bars, blind panels on returns; low 3-bay range with two 16-pane sashes and door with overlight to right. INTERIOR: the portico has lodge entrances on left and right; 4-panel false double doors, stone staircase in left lodge has an elaborate balustrade with fleur-de-lis motifs and ramped handrail; the right lodge staircase has plain square-section balusters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: high central paired gates have X-motif to lock-rail and thick rails with spearhead finials, lower side gates similar.





Listing NGR: SE2930434878

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465211
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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