VICTORIA ARCH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256307

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1976

Statutory Address: VICTORIA ARCH, BECKETT PARK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: VICTORIA ARCH, BECKETT PARK

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 26437 36665

Summary

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History

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Details

LEEDS

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

II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 465062

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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