CONCOURSE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1255694

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1976

Statutory Address: CONCOURSE HOUSE, 78, WELLINGTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: CONCOURSE HOUSE, 78, WELLINGTON STREET

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 29470 33482

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2933 WELLINGTON STREET 714-1/35/434 (North side) 05/08/76 No.78 Concourse House

GV II

Warehouse, now offices, and basement railings. Dated 1903, converted late C20. By George Corson and W Evan Jones with Perkin and Bulmer, associate architects. For Crowe and Co., wholesale warehousemen. Pink terracotta and red brick, probably steel-framed, roof not visible, wrought-iron railings. 4 storeys over basement, 9 bays. Central projecting doorway with segmental pediment and moulded plaques with date and 'C & Co' in tympanum. Flat-arched basement windows, moulded elliptical arches to ground floor, moulded sill band and cornice above. 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors have recessed canted bays in moulded surrounds all in terracotta with keyblocks, ornate terracotta relief friezes between storeys. Plain parapet, shaped over outer 2 bays, central panel with fixings probably for name plaque. Left return: 5 bays, the left bays single and of 2 storeys, the roof line ramped up to full height to centre and right bays. INTERIOR: not inspected. One of the latest buildings with which George Corson was associated; he died in 1910. The firm of Crowe and Company were wholesale drapery, haberdashery and boot manufacturers and warehousemen by 1907. (Butler Wilson, T: Two Leeds Architects: Brodrick and Corson: 1937-: 76; Directory of Leeds: 1907-).



Listing NGR: SE2947033482

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Legacy System number: 465729

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Sources

Books and journals
Butler Wilson, T , Two Architects Cuthbert Brodrick and George Corson, (1937), 76

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