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London House

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Spa, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9028 / 53°54'10"N

Longitude: -1.3413 / 1°20'28"W

OS Eastings: 443374

OS Northings: 445387

OS Grid: SE433453

Mapcode National: GBR MR29.DP

Mapcode Global: WHDB7.C5JB

Entry Name: London House

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135048

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341980

Location: Boston Spa, Leeds, LS23

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Boston Spa

Built-Up Area: Boston Spa

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lower Wharfe

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


SE 4245-4345 BOSTON SPA HIGH STREET
LS23 (south side)

6/60 Nos 238 and 240 (London
House) and No 242

GV II

Shop with 2 dwellings to rear and over. c1830, altered. Ashlar sandstone
facade, coursed, squared magnesian limestone elsewhere, graduated slate roof.
2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. Good shop front of c1900 has glazed central
double-door with plain overlight flanked by large shop windows with slender
mullions and transoms and with pilasters to each side and dentilled cornice
over; to right is an angled corner doorway having later panelled door and
margin-glazed overlight in ashlar surround with shaped and moulded canopy
beneath recessed panel. 1st floor: bow windows, cantilevered out over the
shop front, have continuous sill band and sashes of 4, 12 and 4 lights
divided by plain stone mullions; blind central window with eared architrave.
Plain frieze beneath stone dentils to wooden cornice forming gutter. Gable
copings; cement-rendered end stack to left, central ashlar ridge stack.
Right return: central doorway with fanlight under arch with imposts and
keystone and with iron lantern over; casement to 1st floor has arch as door;
similar partly-blocked attic window.


Listing NGR: SE4337445387

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