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16, the Avenue

A Grade II* Listed Building in Harewood, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.9003 / 53°54'0"N

Longitude: -1.5106 / 1°30'38"W

OS Eastings: 432253

OS Northings: 445011

OS Grid: SE322450

Mapcode National: GBR KRWB.RL

Mapcode Global: WHC90.R7V9

Plus Code: 9C5WWF2Q+4Q

Entry Name: 16, the Avenue

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424041

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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THE AVENUE, LS17 (north side)
No 16


Former estate manager's house, now house. Mid-late C18 by John Carr for
Edwin Lascelles, 1st Earl of Harewood, with early C19 alterations and extension
to rear. Ashlar facade, hammer-dressed stone to sides and rear, Westmorland
green-slate roof. Double-depth. 2-storey 7-bay symmetrical facade the central
3 bays 3-storey and breaking forward slightly under pediment gable. Plinth.
Doorway with architrave, frieze and casement-moulded cornice flanked by windows
with similar cornices, that to right has lowered sill. Above, central window
opened through as door with cast-iron balcony. All bays have 12-pane sash windows
with smaller 9-pane sashes to 1st floor excepting ground-floor bays 5, 6 and 7
which have lowered sills and C19 two-pane sashes. Attic storey: band, quoins
6-pane sashes in square surrounds, moulded coped pedimented gable. Central
ridge stack, lateral stack to each side of central 3 bays. Outer bays under
hipped roofs with end stack to right and 2 other C19 stacks to rear range not of
special interest.

Interior: largely remodelled in the C19 though original architrave surrounds to
6-panel doors and windows with shutters survive. 1st floor and attic have C18
fireplaces with decorative cast-iron grates.
Part of Carr's original model village.

Listing NGR: SE3225345011

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