ARTS CENTRE INCLUDING DWARF WALL ENCLOSING QUEENS SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1231218
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Sep-1978
Statutory Address:
ARTS CENTRE INCLUDING DWARF WALL ENCLOSING QUEENS SQUARE, QUEEN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ARTS CENTRE INCLUDING DWARF WALL ENCLOSING QUEENS SQUARE, QUEEN STREET

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

District:
Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 14648 16538

Details

QUEEN STREET 1. 5113 (East Side) Arts Centre, including dwarf wall enclosing Queen's Square (formerly listed as Queen Street Chapel) SE 1416 NE 2/6 11.6.75. II* GV 2. 1819. Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Ashlar. Pitched slate roof. 2 storeys. 6 ranges of sashes with marginal glazing bars, those on 1st floor round-arched and set in concentric recessed panels row of blind oblong panels at mezzanine level. Central 1st floor Venetian window, with blind balustrade (vase-shaped balusters), Ionic columns, dentilled transom and fanlight, in tetrastyle Roman Doric porch. Blind parapet with moulded cornice and pediment over central 5 bays, with oval oculis in tympanum. Flanking bays of one window range each, 1st floor windows as others, and doors with fielded panels, fanlights, moulded surrounds and segmental pediments. Plaque inscribed "The Wesleyan Chapel MDCCCXIX". Queen's Square paved with stone flags. Dwarf wall in front with cast iron railings which have both spear and vase finials. 3 pairs of gate piers with panelled sides, moulded tops, and fluted urn finials. Interior. Some good neo-classical monuments; especially that to George Wilson (died 1837), signed by Walsh and Dunbar of Leeds, and those to the Rev Mark Day (died 1823), Timothy Bentley of Lockwood (died 1830), and Mary Carr (died 1832), all signed by W Williams.

Listing NGR: SE1462616536

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
406294
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05462/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Turner. Source Historic England Archive
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