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ALEXANDER MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 14 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MARK

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: ALEXANDER MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 14 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MARK

List entry Number: 1256148

Location

ALEXANDER MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 14 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MARK, ST MARKS 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: 09-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465223

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2935 ST MARK'S ROAD, Woodhouse Carr 714-1/24/1274 (North side (off)) 09/03/87 Alexander memorial approximately 14 metres south of Church of St Mark

GV II

Memorial. c1862. By J Leach, Becket Street. Commemorates principally William Alexander, d.1862. Ashlar. Chamfered base, plinth with recessed panels, moulded base to square-section column with sculpted portrait head in deep relief on E side, inscription below. A deep oversailing cornice over the column formerly supported carved figures of a standing female carrying a baby and comforting a kneeling girl, flanked by mournful seated figures. MEMORIALS: William Alexander died 13 December 1862 aged 58; he was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, was elected Grand Master of the district in 1836 and Grand Master of the Order (membership 400,000) in 1858. Also commemorates William's son, Anthony, d.1835; daughter Ann, d.1865 and wife, Elizabeth, d.1887. William was a saddler, born 1804.



Listing NGR: SE2950735140

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National Grid Reference: SE 29507 35140

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