LEEDS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256169
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1995
Statutory Address:
LEEDS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, ROSSINGTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
LEEDS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, ROSSINGTON STREET

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 29982 34010

Details

LEEDS

SE2934SE ROSSINGTON STREET 714-1/74/355 (North side) 24/10/95 Leeds College of Art and Design

GV II

School, now college of art. Dated 1888. Red brick, Flemish bond, stone door and window surrounds and bands at floor levels, terracotta details, slate roof. 2 and a half storeys over a basement, the ground-floor raised. 9 bays on a steeply sloping site. The centre bay breaks forward slightly and has central double panelled doors with fanlight over, Classical surround with pilasters on corniced bases, entablature, pediment; wreaths and foliage in spandrels, date and laurel wreath in tympanum, acroteria. Fenestration: square-headed windows to basement, with small console brackets in the reveals, architraves to ground and 1st floors, round arches to 1st-floor centre and left, lunettes above the windows to right of centre and on right return, shallow brick pilasters between; 2-light attic windows. Terracotta panels below the main windows, and in spandrels of 1st floor right. INTERIOR: doors open into a stairway to the raised ground floor and the 1st-floor right fenestration suggests a principal lecture room. Originally Leeds Boys' Modern School, part of the important group of late C19-early C20 schools built close to the Institute in Cookridge Street (qv). (Ordnance Survey Map of Leeds: 1891-).



Listing NGR: SE2998234010

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465200
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: 31 Jan 2005
Reference: IOE01/13099/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Pennie Keech. Source Historic England Archive
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