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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.

Name: LEIGHTON HALL LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

List entry Number: 1256298

Location

LEIGHTON HALL LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY, BECKETT PARK

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

County District District Type Parish
LeedsMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1996

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465053

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE23NE BECKETT PARK, Beckett Park 714-1/6/517 Leighton Hall, Leeds Metropolitan University

GV II

Hall of residence. 1911. By GW Atkinson. Red brick, ashlar details, slate hipped roof. 3 storeys, 5 unequal bays of 3,5,1,5,3 windows. In Classical 'Wrennaissance' style, one of the 7 halls grouped to the S of the main building, James Graham Hall (qv). Central and outer bays break forward and have brick rustication and pilasters. Central 2-panel double doors with geometric-pattern overlight in rusticated architrave with Ionic columns supporting entablature and cornice which is continued as a 1st-floor band. Small-pane windows throughout, in a round-arched recess to upper floors. Original rainwater goods, modillion cornice, pedimented end and centre, banded brick ridge stacks. INTERIOR: not inspected.



Listing NGR: SE2696736753

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National Grid Reference: SE 26967 36753

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