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© Mr Dennis Carr

IoE Number: 465211
Photographer: Mr Dennis Carr
Date Photographed: 07 August 2007
Date listed: 26 September 1963
Date of last amendment: 11 September 1996
Grade II

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LEEDS SE2934NW ST GEORGE'S FIELDS 714-1/71/365 (North side) 26/09/63 Former lodges to Woodhouse Cemetery (Formerly Listed as: WOODHOUSE LANE (South West side) Lodges at Woodhouse Cemetery) II Cemetery gateway and lodges, now Leeds University post-graduate rooms. 1835. By John Clark. For the Leeds General Cemetery Company. Ashlar and gritstone, grey slate roofs, wrought-iron gates. In Greek Revival style. Entrance front: giant Doric columns in antis with pediment and deep blocking course fronts recessed 3-storey lodges with blind part-concealed pilasters and pediments. Rear: central rectangular entrance with pediment on consoles flanked by lower pedestrian gateways with niches in urns above; flanking projecting lodges with shouldered architraves and pediments, sashes with glazing bars, blind panels on returns; low 3-bay range with two 16-pane sashes and door with overlight to right. INTERIOR: the portico has lodge entrances on left and right; 4-panel false double doors, stone staircase in left lodge has an elaborate balustrade with fleur-de-lis motifs and ramped handrail; the right lodge staircase has plain square-section balusters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: high central paired gates have X-motif to lock-rail and thick rails with spearhead finials, lower side gates similar.

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