History in Structure

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

The Tower of Woodhouse Grove School

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawdon, 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 »


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

Find accommodation in


The following building shall be added:

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

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

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.