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Athenaeum House

A Grade II Listed Building in City and Hunslet, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7994 / 53°47'57"N

Longitude: -1.5484 / 1°32'54"W

OS Eastings: 429839

OS Northings: 433775

OS Grid: SE298337

Mapcode National: GBR BHK.YS

Mapcode Global: WHC9D.5RXN

Entry Name: Athenaeum House

Listing Date: 22 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 465583

Location: Leeds, LS1

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: City and Hunslet

Built-Up Area: Leeds

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Leeds St George

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


LEEDS

SE2933NE THE HEADROW
714-1/75/393 (South side)
22/03/74 Nos.147-157 (Odd)
Athenaeum House

GV II

Shops and offices. c1890, altered C20. By William Bakewell.
Ashlar, slate roof. Gothic Revival style.
4 storeys and attic. 6 bays. Ground floor: arcade of 4 wide
Tudor arches, modern shop windows, entrance to upper floors
staircase left, carriageway right. 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors:
canted bay windows with mullions and transoms, bays 1 and 6,
are carried up to attic pavilions with steeply-pitched hipped
roofs and finials. Bays 2-5: 4-light windows with traceried
heads to 1st and 3rd floors and transoms to 2nd floor; between
2nd-floor windows are canopied niches containing tall carved
robed figures. Bracketed eaves cornice and balustraded parapet
between end pavilions.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE2983933775

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

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