QUEENS HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255732
Date first listed:
22-Mar-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
QUEENS HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 34, WELLINGTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
QUEENS HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 34, 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 29788 33424

Details

LEEDS

SE2933SE WELLINGTON STREET 714-1/77/428 (North side) 22/03/74 No.34 Queen's House and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: WELLINGTON STREET (North side) Basement area railings of No.34 (Queen's House))

II

Offices. c1870, railings c1900, altered C20. Rendered, roof not visible, wrought-iron railings. 4 storeys over basement, 3 bays with 1, 2, 1 first-floor windows. Round-arched openings throughout. Rusticated ground floor with central double doors in projecting arched entrance with impost band, cornice and shallow pediment; flanking windows. Upper floors: plain surrounds to windows with late C20 glazing; carved rosettes between 1st-floor windows; moulded sill bands clasp rainwater pipes at outer ends; moulded frieze at eaves with lion masks and kneelers; parapet rebuilt. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: basement railings: Art Nouveau design of a scrolled seaweed motif instead of rails supporting moulded handrail across basement front and flanking steps. In 1870 the premises of B Berry, woollen merchant; the 1886 Insurance map shows B Berry, wholesale drapery warehouse. (Directory of Leeds: 1870-; Insurance map of Leeds: 1886-).



Listing NGR: SE2978833424

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465721
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Directory of Leeds, (1870)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Sep 2005
Reference: IOE01/14722/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nigel Wood. Source Historic England Archive
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