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THE GENERAL ELLIOTT PUBLIC 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: THE GENERAL ELLIOTT PUBLIC HOUSE

List entry Number: 1255794

Location

THE GENERAL ELLIOTT PUBLIC HOUSE, 33, VICAR LANE

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465645

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE3033NW VICAR LANE 714-1/76/405 (West side) No.33 The General Elliott Public House

GV II

Public house. Early C19 with remains of c1700 house, restored c1982. Rendered brick, slate roof. 4 storeys, 2 bays, with a 3-storey bay right. c1900 public house front to ground floor; plain sash windows with continuous sills to upper floors, small square windows to right bay. INTERIOR: small front bar refitted in traditional style with tiled bar and walls, c1980. Reputed to be an example of one of the early brick buildings surviving in the town, the original floor framing also thought to survive but the top storey an addition of the C19, (Michelmore Report). The General Elliott is mentioned in Baines' Directory of 1817 when William Lee was victualler; by 1839 George Flockton was the victualler and the street number was 1; by 1853 Thomas Greenhow took over and is named in the Directories until at least 1888. An important site at the corner of one of the medieval main streets, Kirkgate, and opposite the site of the Vicarage. Probably named after General George Augustus Elliott, First Baron Heathfield, known as the Defender of Gibralter. (West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council: Michelmore, D (Archaeology Unit Report): General Elliott, Vicar Lane, Leeds: 1984-; Directories of Leeds, 1809-1888; Heap, A: Research at Leeds Local History Library: 1985-).



Listing NGR: SE3036333514

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Heap, A, Research at Leeds Local History Library, (1985)
Michelmore, D, 'Archaeology Unit Report' in General Elliott, Vicar Lane Leeds, (1984)

National Grid Reference: SE 30363 33514

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