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The Tower of Woodhouse Grove School

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawdon, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8401 / 53°50'24"N

Longitude: -1.7019 / 1°42'6"W

OS Eastings: 419714

OS Northings: 438241

OS Grid: SE197382

Mapcode National: GBR JX1.00

Mapcode Global: WHC93.TRR0

Plus Code: 9C5WR7RX+27

Entry Name: The Tower of Woodhouse Grove School

Listing Date: 25 February 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438302

Location: Rawdon, Leeds, BD10

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Rawdon

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Greengates St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description

The following building shall be added:

HORSFORTH
SE 13 NE
1495-/7/10001 The Tower of Woodhouse
Grove School
II

Tower or Folly. c 1799. Red brick faced ashlar with ashlar dressings.
2 storey. Square plan. Gothic style. Raised on a basement plinth
approached up 5 steps with iron railings. Each face has a large
pointed arched opening. Above a single 4-centred arched window
opening to each face, with an iron railing across, with a hood mould
and flanking blank shields. Above an ashlar band with battlements.
This tower was built for Robert Elam, to employ the local men who were
out of work.


Listing NGR: SE1971438241

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