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TOWN HALL FORECOURT WALL

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: TOWN HALL FORECOURT WALL

List entry Number: 1255774

Location

TOWN HALL FORECOURT WALL, VICTORIA SQUARE

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: 19-Oct-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465671

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2933NE VICTORIA SQUARE 714-1/75/414 (South side) 19/10/51 Town Hall forecourt wall

GV II

Retaining wall. 1936. Architectural layout by JC Proctor. Walls of Bramley Fall sandstone, steps of Elland Edge stone. Length approx 70m to The Headrow, including break for steps, and 40m to Oxford Place; height at corner approx 3m, reducing as ground slope rises. Massive blocks, rusticated lower courses, heavily moulded ashlar masonry above, cylindrical terminals. The work was carried out by JT Wright and Sons, builders, of Leeds and cost ยป10,000.



Listing NGR: SE2972033806

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National Grid Reference: SE 29720 33806

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