CRANE ON EAST SIDE OF LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL BASIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255705
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1984
Date of most recent amendment:
07-Dec-1992
Statutory Address:
CRANE ON EAST SIDE OF LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL BASIN, CANAL WHARF

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Location

Statutory Address:
CRANE ON EAST SIDE OF LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL BASIN, CANAL WHARF

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:
SE2979033073

Details

SE2933SE 714-1/77/84 07/12/92

LEEDS

CANAL WHARF (North side (off)) Crane on east side of Leeds and Liverpool Canal Basin

GV II

Crane. Mid C19. Cast-iron, hexagonal concrete plinth. HISTORICAL NOTE: although the importance of the canal declined with the advent of the railways the canal wharf here remained an important stone depot. Arthur Speight founded a company c1830 and in 1893 David Speight advertised himself as: 'David Speight, Stone Merchant, Pavior, Contractor, etc... Large stone wharves for stock, stables, plant and offices. Best known is Bolton Wood stone, 70-100 hands employed'. (Anon. reprint introduction by Arthur Raistrick (1971): The Century's Progress: Yorkshire Industry and Commerce: 1893-: 191).

Listing NGR: SE2979033073

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465740
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Raistrick, A, The Century's Progress Yorkshire Industry and Commerce, (1893), 191

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 05 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08410/08
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