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DEVONSHIRE HOUSE AND LION HOUSE

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: DEVONSHIRE HOUSE AND LION HOUSE

List entry Number: 1255619

Location

DEVONSHIRE HOUSE AND LION HOUSE, 37-41, YORK PLACE

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1996

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465841

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2933NE YORK PLACE 714-1/75/462 (North side) Nos.37-41 (Consecutive) Devonshire House and Lion House

GV II

Woollen warehouses, now offices. 1870, converted C20. By George Corson. Ashlar, red brick with stone details, slate roof. Gothic Revival style. 4-storey, 3-window outer bays, 3-storey, 5-bay inner block. Outer bays have central panelled doors under a cusped stone hood surmounted by a carved lion left and a griffin right, and entries to rear yard with bracketed flat arches; ground-floor windows: paired cusped lights and wooden frames in square moulded stone recesses, a band of polychrome tiles below, continuous beaded cornice above. Upper-floor windows are paired flat-headed lights to outer bays, pointed arches centre. The centre block has full-height arched recesses with attached columns and pierced parapet with gargoyles; the outer bays have high bracketed eaves cornice and parapet with flanking stone-capped chimneys. INTERIOR: not inspected. The building links through to Nos 42-46 Park Place (qv) and has a very similar facade.





Listing NGR: SE2964733515

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National Grid Reference: SE 29647 33515

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