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FORMER LODGES TO WOODHOUSE CEMETERY

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: FORMER LODGES TO WOODHOUSE CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1256136

Location

FORMER LODGES TO WOODHOUSE CEMETERY, ST GEORGES FIELDS

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: 26-Sep-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465211

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SE 29304 34878

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