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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.


List entry Number: 1255575



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


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465888

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


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


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

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Payne, B, Payne, D, Old Leeds in Photographs2-3

National Grid Reference: SE2990133467


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