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Former Coach House and Stables to Wheatfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Headingley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8229 / 53°49'22"N

Longitude: -1.5733 / 1°34'24"W

OS Eastings: 428183

OS Northings: 436374

OS Grid: SE281363

Mapcode National: GBR BB9.ND

Mapcode Global: WHC9C.S5ZN

Entry Name: Former Coach House and Stables to Wheatfield House

Listing Date: 5 August 1976

Last Amended: 11 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 465764

Location: Leeds, LS6

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Headingley

Built-Up Area: Leeds

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Headingley St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


LEEDS

SE2836SW WOOD LANE, Headingley
714-1/62/830 (North side (off))
05/08/76 Former coach house and stables to
Wheatfield House
(Formerly Listed as:
WOOD LANE, Headingley
Former stables (now kitchens)
immediately to west of Wheatfield
House)

GV II

Coach house and stables, now part of hospice premises. c1855,
altered C20. Coursed squared hammer-dressed gritstone and
ashlar, slate roof.
2 storeys over basement, 4-bay asymmetrical main S-facing
facade. Rusticated quoins. Carriage arch left, now blocked, in
Gibbs surround with horse's head carved on the keyblock,
flanking Tuscan columns support broken scrolled pediment with
pulvinated frieze above eaves; 2 windows centre in corniced
and round-arched architrave, the upper part of the windows
blocked and lower frames replaced; slightly projecting gabled
bay right with inserted windows, deep bracketed eaves; wooden
cupola with Ionic columns supporting dome surmounted by
wind-vane to ridge. An ashlar band at cornice level and bands
of rock-facaded rustication below is continued on other
facades.
Rear (to Alma Road): 6 windows, inserted doorway right with a
blind rusticated arch under a gable above. Fenestration as
front but the semicircular traceried overlights remain;
inserted C20 dormers to roof.
Right return: 5 windows with gable far right; steps down to
basement entrance screened by retaining wall with ball finial;
inserted doorways to ground and upper floors.
INTERIOR: not inspected in detail but fittings removed when
the building was converted to kitchen and freezer store; the
building not in use at time of survey.


Listing NGR: SE2818336374

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

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