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BEECH GROVE HOUSE

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: BEECH GROVE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1256283

Location

BEECH GROVE HOUSE, BEECH GROVE TERRACE

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: 05-Aug-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465086

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2934NW BEECH GROVE TERRACE 714-1/71/1134 (West side (off)) 05/08/76 University Campus Beech Grove House (Formerly Listed as: BEECH GROVE TERRACE University Campus Beech Grove House including gates and gate piers to SE of house)

II

House, now Leeds University Dept of Education. 1799, altered 1840 and C20. For Abram Rhodes, with alterations 1840 for John Ogden March. Ashlar, slate hipped roof. 2 storeys and attic (modern attic dormers). 3 x 7 bays. East front: central round-arched porch with attached columns and moulded cornice; flanking and first-floor plate-glass sashes, first-floor sill band, recessed rectangular panels below outer windows, the central window with architrave. Left return: central 3 windows in a wide semicircular bay, sill band and panels as front. Large stone stacks to left and right of ridge. INTERIOR: reputed to retain mid C19 domestic features (Beresford p.46). Abram Rhodes was a leading Leeds cloth merchant and his property originally included workshops, warehouses and a malt kiln; John March was an iron founder and machine maker, working with Matthew Murray. (Beresford M: Walks Round Red Brick: Leeds University Press: 1980-: 46).





Listing NGR: SE2935434635

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Beresford, M , Walks Round Red Brick, (1980)

National Grid Reference: SE 29354 34635

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