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© Mr David Karran

IoE Number: 433184
Location: OLD POOR HOUSE, VICTORIA STREET (east side)
  MORLEY, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr David Karran
Date Photographed: 12 June 2002
Date listed: 17 June 1986
Date of last amendment: 17 June 1986
Grade II

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SE22NELS27VICTORIA STREETSE2729MORLEY(east side),Churwell

SE22NE LS27 VICTORIA STREET SE2729 MORLEY (east side), Churwell 2/64 Old Poor House - II Poor House, now village meeting centre. Dated 1865. Rock-faced stone basement; 1st floor of red brick in stretcher bond with ashlar band and quoins and white brick sill and impost bands. Tile roof. 2 storeys. 3-bay gabled front. Central doorway with interrupted jambs and overlight flanked by windows with plain stone surrounds and lintel band. 1st floor has stone ogee-arched windows with impost blocks and keystones flanking oval date plaque inscribed:- "TOWNSHIP OF CHURWELL THIS BUILDING WAS ERECTED BY THE OVERSEERS OF THE POOR AD 1865 " Pedimented gable in which is set circular recess. Right-hand return fronts Elland Road and has bus-shelter cut into stone basement. 4 bays of windows as front. Dogtooth and dentil cornice to eaves. Lateral stack set between 1st and 2nd bay.

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