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Walls to Triangular Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Leeds, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8938 / 53°53'37"N

Longitude: -1.535 / 1°32'5"W

OS Eastings: 430657

OS Northings: 444280

OS Grid: SE306442

Mapcode National: GBR KRQD.GX

Mapcode Global: WHC90.DD99

Plus Code: 9C5WVFV8+G2

Entry Name: Walls to Triangular Garden

Listing Date: 22 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423408

Location: Harewood, Leeds, LS17

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Harewood

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Collingham St Oswald with Harewood

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE3044 LS17

Walls to Triangular


Walls to former fruit-garden, now sheep fold. Mid-late C18 for Edwin Lascelles
1st Lord Harewood. Orange-red brick (English garden-wall bond) walls with ashlar
coping. Forms an equilateral-triangle with walls running in directions north-
south, north-east, east-south known respectively as the North-wall, West-wall
and Long-Border Wall. The West wall has at its northern end stone doorway with
rusticated Gibbs surround and triple keystone, broad projections for heated flues.
At the southern end the Long-border wall almost meets the West wall giving access
into the garden for its modern use as a sheep fold with continuous lean-to with
corrugated iron roof on timber posts with sheep pens in the centre.

At one time fruit of all kinds were grown here for Harewood House (q.v.). In
particular it is recorded that peaches, nectarines, pears of all kinds, Victoria
plums, greengages, apricots, corden goosberries, corden apples and Morello
cherries were all grown here.

Listing NGR: SE3065744280

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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