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144-152, HIGH STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 144-152, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1135044


144-152, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Boston Spa

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 341970

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SE 4245-4345 BOSTON SPA HIGH STREET LS23 (south side)

6/50 No 144-152 (even)


Terrace, now various commercial premises. Mid C19 of several builds. Ashlar magnesian limestone facade, Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 9 bays. Basket- arched carriage entrance to bay 6 otherwise all of ground floor has flat- roofed shop-front projections. 1st floor: projecting sills and flat arches to sashes with glazing bars (bays 1-4 and 9) and to 16-pane sashes (bays 5- 8). 2nd floor: matching openings with unequally-hung sashes of 9 panes (bays 1-4 and 9) and of 12 panes (bays 5-8). Fascia board with paired wooden gutter brackets. Ashlar copings between bays 2 and 3, 4 and 5 and to right end. Drop in roof line to right of bay 5. Rendered ridge stack between bays 2 and 3; sandstone ridge stacks between bays 4 and 5, 5 and 6, 7 and 8. Left return: round-arched doorway; round-arched stair window to lst-floor left. Built as the Victoria Hotel and known as Victoria Buildings by 1850 (Scott, p.17). B. M. Scott, Boston Spa, 2nd edition 1985.

Listing NGR: SE4294045656

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Scott, BM , Boston Spa, (1985), 17

National Grid Reference: SE 42940 45656


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