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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.


List entry Number: 1256307



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


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1976

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465062

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SE23NE BECKETT PARK, Beckett Park 714-1/6/524 Victoria Arch 05/08/76


Memorial arch in Queen's Wood. Probably 1766, altered 1858. Ashlar and coursed squared tooled gritstone. 4 giant Ionic columns supporting pediment with later glazed tiles in frieze and inscription: TO COMMEMORATE THE/ VISIT OF/ QUEEN VICTORIA/ FOR THE INAUGURATION/ OF THE TOWN HALL/ TO LEEDS SEP 7 1858. Possibly first erected as an eye-catcher when the grounds of Kirkstall Grange were 'reworked' in 1766. (Sheeran, G: Landscape Gardens in West Yorkshire, 1680-1880: 1990-: 72, 155).

Listing NGR: SE2643736665

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Sheeran, G , Landscape Gardens in West Yorkshire 1680-1880, (1990), 72, 155

National Grid Reference: SE 26437 36665


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