50-56, VICAR LANE, 3-9, LUDGATE HILL, 1, 2 AND 3, HAREWOOD STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255795
Date first listed:
10-Sep-1993
Statutory Address:
1, 2 AND 3, HAREWOOD STREET
Statutory Address:
3-9, LUDGATE HILL
Statutory Address:
50-56, VICAR LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
1, 2 AND 3, HAREWOOD STREET
Statutory Address:
3-9, LUDGATE HILL
Statutory Address:
50-56, VICAR LANE

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 30417 33600

Details

LEEDS

SE3033NW VICAR LANE 714-1/76/406 (East side) 10/09/93 Nos.50-56 (Even)

GV II

Includes: Nos.1, 2 AND 3 HAREWOOD STREET. Includes: Nos.3-9 LUDGATE HILL. Shops, bank, and club premises. Early C20, restoration begun 1994. Steel frame with terracotta cladding and ashlar details. 4 storeys and attics, 3 bays and narrow entrance bay to chambers far left; corner site with 6 bays to Ludgate Hill, (right return) and 6 bays including narrower entrance bay to rear (Harewood Street). Ground floor: possibly original corner entrance to bank with arched window flanked by paired columns on left and 3 similar windows to right return, pulvinated frieze, modillion cornice; ground-floor shop fronts on all facades. Each facade has large showroom windows rising through 1st and 2nd floors with 3-light windows in segmental-arched openings; a narrow round-headed corner window; 3rd floor: sash windows; bracketed eaves cornice, blocking course, projecting hexagonal pilasters rise from elaborately moulded bosses at 2nd-floor level and terminate in small domes. Attic storey: corner turret with moulded band and cornice, lead dome with finial; paired round-headed dormer windows with stepped gables above. Rear: narrow entrance, bay 4, service windows above; plain fenestration to the 2 right bays, pilaster retains tall finial. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: the 1910 directory indicates that the building was then used by the Bradford Bank Ltd., a wallpaper dealer, the Universal Furnishing Company (house furnishers, Ludgate Hill), the Leeds and County Commercial Club (No.56), a billiard table manufacturer and an artificial flower maker. The Leeds and County Commercial Club was a branch of the National Commercial Temperance League, founded 1900. The club was formed in 1903 and was used by commercial travellers, professional and business men for business and social meetings. The facilities in this building included reading, dining and billiard rooms; lectures, addresses and concerts were organised and the Club was run on Temperance lines. The top floor and roof were severely damaged by fire in 1993. (Kelly's Directory of Leeds: 1910-).

Listing NGR: SE3041733600

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
465646
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, ()

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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