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Bischoff House, interior view


Subject ID:
3136
Location:
City Centre
Subject Year:
1949
Copyright:
Leeds Library & Information Services
Class number:
CLIE Bischoff 4
Bischoff House, interior view
Description:
25th July 1949. Interior view of Bischoff House showing the staircase looking towards front door, which has been boarded up. There is a plaster cornice over the door and a border or frieze visible under it. It is a fine wooden staircase with a barley sugar newel post and bannister rails. The ends and under the sides of the steps are richly carved. Panelling can be seen beneath the stairs. Bischoff House appears on the Cossins' map of 1725 as Nathaniel Denison's house and is thought to have been built by William Etty. It was originally known as Sheepscar Hall and it stood at the junction of North Street and Hartley Hill. By c1968, when it was demolished, the house had become the premises of Arthur English Ltd. Electrical Contractors, addressed as number 2 Hartley Hill.

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