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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 465888

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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