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© Mrs Pennie Keech

IoE Number: 465488
Location: FORMER PAROCHIAL INSTITUTE, BENNETT ROAD (south side)
  LEEDS, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Pennie Keech
Date Photographed: 01 October 2002
Date listed: 22 December 1986
Date of last amendment: 22 December 1986
Grade II

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LEEDSSE2736SEBENNETT ROAD, Headingley714-1/61/722(South side)

LEEDS SE2736SE BENNETT ROAD, Headingley 714-1/61/722 (South side) 22/12/86 Former Parochial Institute GV II Meeting rooms for St Michael's parish church, now offices. 1877, converted C20. By George Corson. Coursed squared sandstone with freestone dressings and Welsh slate roofs. Gothic Revival style. T-shaped plan with gable end to street and wing at rear. 2-gable front, the smaller on the left projects forward and contains the entrance. This has a short column and 2 half-columns with capitals of naturalistic foliage. Above these are sculpted panels, St Michael and the dragon to the front, the Royal Arms to the side. Paired lancet to the left, quatrefoil in gable. The right hand gable has a buttress flanking the central door with side lights and mullioned window over. Flanking windows are 3-light mullion and transom. Large traceried Gothic window above and small lancet in gable. Diagonal buttress to corner. 2, and 3-light mullion and transom windows to side elevations and rear wing. INTERIOR: meeting hall above rooms and offices. Hall with 4 windows either side. Ribbed wooden ceiling of 18 bays, a central tunnel vault supported on 5 curious decorated semicircular wrought-iron trusses. The roof is close boarded. Stone stair with wrought-iron twist balustrade. Main downstairs room (partitioned) has low relief panelled ceiling.

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