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ST JAMES HOSPITAL NORTHSIDE BUILDING

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: ST JAMES HOSPITAL NORTHSIDE BUILDING

List entry Number: 1256272

Location

ST JAMES HOSPITAL NORTHSIDE BUILDING, BECKETT STREET

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: 22-Nov-1974

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465075

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE33SW BECKETT STREET, Sheepscar 714-1/11/1103 (West side) 22/11/74 St James' Hospital: Northside Building

GV II

Workhouse, later hospital and medical museum. Dated 1858.By Perkin and Backhouse of Leeds. Conversion to Thackray Medical Museum, 1995. Red brick with white brick banding, stone dressings, slate roof. 3 storeys, 15 unequal bays, central and flanking bays project, the centre with two 3-storey canted bays and large round-arched window between with entrance below. Doorways with semicircular overlights to bays 2, 6, 8 (centre), 10 and 14 (blocked). Rusticated pilasters. Ornate pierced stone parapet rising to widely spaced Dutch gables with finials. Modillion cornice. Large square central tower with date: 'A.D./ MDCCCLVIII', rusticated pilasters to corner turrets with ogee-shaped roofs each with large wind vane. INTERIOR: not inspected. The Leeds New Workhouse was built to accomodate 800 persons, at a cost of ยป32,000. The foundation stone was laid in 1858 and the building opened 28/03/1861. Later part of the Leeds Township Infirmary, funded by the Poor Law Guardians and built in 1874. Now the Ashley Wing, Elderly Services Department of St James' University Hospital. (RCHME: Report: St James's University Hospital: 1995-).





Listing NGR: SE3180034758

Selected Sources

Other
St James's University Hospital Report, (1995)

National Grid Reference: SE 31800 34758

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