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Prospect Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothwell, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7461 / 53°44'46"N

Longitude: -1.4771 / 1°28'37"W

OS Eastings: 434581

OS Northings: 427878

OS Grid: SE345278

Mapcode National: GBR LT43.0V

Mapcode Global: WHDBY.83VG

Entry Name: Prospect Place

Listing Date: 28 March 1988

Last Amended: 9 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342116

Location: Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Rothwell

Built-Up Area: Rothwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Rothwell Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

In the entry for

(south side) Rothwell

5/108 Nos. 9, 11 & 13
(Prospect Place)

The address shall be amended to read -

(south side), Rothwell

5/108 Nos. 9, 11 & lla
(Prospect Place)


LS26 (south side), Rothwell

5/108 Nos 9, 11, and 13
(Prospect Place)


Poorhouse, now 3 dwellings, Built 1772 (Batty p.132); altered at various
dates. Brown brick in English Garden Wall bond (3 + 1), stone slate roof.
Rectangular double-depth plan, with centre projecting to front and rear.
2 1/2 storeys and 7 bays, formerly symmetrical, with wide pedimented 3-bay
centre breaking forwards (front and rear) , the pediment defined by a 3-course
band with dentilled middle course, and that at the front containing a stone
tablet inscribed "PROSPECT PLACE"; some blocked vertical rectangular windows
with flat-arched gauged brick heads, but mostly now large sashes with exposed
boxes, those in the centre and right (all No. 9) with 4 panes; doors to Nos.
9 and 11 with rectangular overlights; left end (No. 13) altered and rendered.
2 ridge chimneys, end wall chimneys. Right return wall of 3 bays has in the
centre a door of 6 fielded panels with 10-pane overlight and raised stone
surround, and on each side of each floor a very large blind window with
gauged brick head and stone sill. Rear similar to front, but has stone head
and jambs of former doorway at ground floor of projected centre. Bridge
linking 1st floor of right-hand return wall to adjoining property not
included in the item. Interior not inspected.

History: built as poor house for parish of Rothwell 1772, but changed
function when separate townships established their own poorhouses 1814,
becoming inter alia debtors' prison, and subsequently surgery.
Reference John Batty History of Rothwell (1877).

Listing NGR: SE3458127878

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