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Scarcroft Lodge (Yorkshire Electricity Board)

A Grade II Listed Building in Scarcroft, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8642 / 53°51'51"N

Longitude: -1.4463 / 1°26'46"W

OS Eastings: 436512

OS Northings: 441026

OS Grid: SE365410

Mapcode National: GBR LRBR.PJ

Mapcode Global: WHDBC.R4HH

Entry Name: Scarcroft Lodge (Yorkshire Electricity Board)

Listing Date: 19 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425465

Location: Scarcroft, Leeds, LS14

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Scarcroft

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thorner St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SCARCROFT WETHERBY ROAD
SE34SE LS14 (east side, off)

7/167 Scarcroft Lodge
19.2.75 (Yorkshire Electricity
Board)

II

Mansion, now offices. c1830 with later C19 additions. Ashlar, Welsh blue-slate
roof. 2 storeys. Original house 5 x 5 bays with extensions to left and rear.
Plinth. Distyle in antis Tuscan porch; doorway with monolithic jambs and lintel
carried over flanking narrow windows; carved oak double-doors. All bays have
sash windows with glazing bars. Casement-moulded cornice and blocking course
with acroteria over corners. Ashlar stack at junction with 5-bay addition to
left. This is slightly set-back with 2-storey canted bay in 4th bay, similar
blocking course and 2 stacks. Right-hand return: sashes with glazing bars;
central 2-storey segmental-bow window with 2 low stacks either side. Attached
to right, later C19 single-storey addition breaks forward: 3 x 1 bays with
central canted bay window. Hipped roof with inserted roof lights. Beyond,
to right and set back, 3-storey clock tower: rusticated quoins, floor bands and
corner pilasters; 3rd-floor clock set in semicircular-arched window with
architrave, impost and keystone; cornice; pierced ashlar parapet; flag-pole.
Other C20 extensions adjoining at rear not of special interest.

Interior: entrance hall only inspected: Greek Ionic columns forming a screen;
arched stone fireplace.


Listing NGR: SE3651241026

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