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11, the Avenue

A Grade II* Listed Building in Harewood, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.9003 / 53°54'1"N

Longitude: -1.5099 / 1°30'35"W

OS Eastings: 432297

OS Northings: 445013

OS Grid: SE322450

Mapcode National: GBR KRWB.WL

Mapcode Global: WHC90.S759

Plus Code: 9C5WWF2R+42

Entry Name: 11, the Avenue

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424019

ID on this website: 101226843

Location: Harewood, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 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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SE3245 LS17 (north side)

14/141 No 11



Former doctor's surgery and house, now house. Early-mid C18 by John Carr for
Edwin Lascelles, 1st Lord Harewood. Punch-dressed stone, stone slate roof.
Double-depth. 3 storeys with flanking 2-storey wings. 5-bay symmetrical
facade. 1st-floor sill-band, eaves band carried across central 3 bays as
2nd-floor band with open-pedimented gable above. Central and outer bays have
giant semicircular-arched recesses the voussoirs aligned to the courses. Central
doorway has shouldered swept architrave, consoles and casement-moulded cornice;
partly-glazed door with overlight. Flanked by deep 15-pane sash windows with
square 9-pane sashes above and smaller 6-pane sashes to 2nd floor with taller
12-pane central sash breaking into tympanum of pedimented gable which has
cyma-moulded coping. Outer bays have paired 15-pane sashes with ashlar lintels
and sills and small 9-pane segmental-arched windows set in arch above. Wings
have hipped roofs. 3 ashlar stacks to rear pitch and gable stack to rear right
gable of more utilitarian back range. Right-hand return has tall 21-pane sashed
stairwindow to left of doorway with monolithic jambs.
Interior: ground-floor rooms retain C18 plaster cornices but C19 fireplaces. Simple
C19 dog-leg staircase with stick balusters and ramped handrail. C18 stair to attic
has gun-barrel turned balusters. Attic rooms have C18 stone fireplaces with
architraves and decorative cast-iron grates.
Part of Carr's original model village.

Listing NGR: SE3229745013

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