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Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
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SE 28265 37302



SE23NE GREEN ROAD, Meanwood 714-1/6/964 (North East side) 06/02/73 Tannery Square, Nos.1-7 (Consecutive) (Formerly Listed as: GREEN ROAD, Meanwood (North East side) Nos.102 AND 104 Bywater Buildings, Nos.2-8 (even); Tannery Square, Nos.9-11 (consec))


Terrace of back-to-back cottages, now flats. 1852-60, altered C20. Built by Matthew Bywater. Coursed squared gritstone with herringbone tooling, slate roof. 2 storeys, 9 first-floor windows. Original openings altered: 3 doorways are now windows, 2 are blocked, one window altered to a door. Plain sills and lintels, turned back kneelers, 2 large ridge stacks left and centre, a smaller stack forward of ridge, right. INTERIOR: not inspected. Matthew Bywater bought land on the west side of his Tanner's Row cottages from Sir Thomas Beckett in 1852. He built these back-to-back houses, called Bywater Buildings facing west and Tannery Square facing east. In 1872 Matthew's son sold them to Emma Jane Harden of Headingley. Renovated and converted to flats c1975 and 1995. Included for group value. (Hopwood, W A and Casperson, F P: Meanwood, Village, Valley, Industry and People: 1986-: 66).

Listing NGR: SE2826537302


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Hopwood, A W, Casperson, F P , Meanwood Village Valley Industry and People, (1986), 66


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 17 Mar 2004
Reference: IOE01/11927/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Capt Colin Wolstenholme. Source Historic England Archive
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