FOUR LAMP POSTS: 'EVEN'

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255575
Date first listed:
05-Aug-1976
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
FOUR LAMP POSTS: 'EVEN', CITY SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FOUR LAMP POSTS: 'EVEN', CITY SQUARE

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE2990133467

Details

SE2933SE 714-1/77/100 05/08/76

LEEDS

CITY SQUARE Four lamp posts: 'Even' (Formerly Listed as: CITY SQUARE Eight lamp standards)

GV II

Four statues supporting lamps. 1903. By Alfred Drury. Polished granite plinth, bronze life-size figures on square bases with the lettering: 'EVEN/ THE GIFT OF T. WALTER HARDING 1903'; 'ALF. DRURY ARA Sc'; and 'J.W.SINGER & SONS FOUNDERS'. Nude female figures with drapery and left arm raised to support a torch (not original). Part of the lighting scheme for the City Square designed by William Bakewell for T Walter Harding, 1903. The figures, representing 'Even', originally stood on the balustrade and flanked the entrances to the square, holding tall lamps with glass ball shades. Matches the group, 'Morn' (qv). (Payne, B & Payne D: Old Leeds in Photographs: 2-3).

Listing NGR: SE2990133467

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465888
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Payne, B, Payne, D, Old Leeds in Photographs2-3

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: 03 Sep 2000
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