Tag: historic buildings

Bookmarked: South Leeds buildings at risk

A new council report has highlighted how a number of historic  south Leeds buildings are ‘at risk’. According to a report in the YEP today, these include: Beeston’s Stank Hall Barn, which some say was built with timber left over from the construction of ships used by explorer Christopher Columbus;

Plans to convert King’s Arms in Holbeck into flats

A planning application has been submitted to convert the King’s Arms public house in Holbeck into flats. The building is a Grade Two listed building. According to the ‘SOUTH HOLBECK HISTORIC CHARACTERISATION STUDY’ dated October 2008, of which Leeds City Council is a co-author,  it is recommended that ‘to retain the integrity