History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

11, the Avenue

A Grade II* Listed Building in Harewood, Leeds

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

Entry Name: 11, the Avenue

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424019

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

Find accommodation in
Harewood

Listing Text

HAREWOOD THE AVENUE
SE3245 LS17 (north side)

14/141 No 11

30.3.66

GV II*

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

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.