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WRAYS BUILDINGS

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: WRAYS BUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1255801

Location

5 AND 7, HAREWOOD STREET
6 AND 8, SIDNEY STREET
WRAYS BUILDINGS, 64 AND 66, 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: 09-Nov-1993

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465652

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE3033NW VICAR LANE 714-1/76/409 (East side) 09/11/93 Nos.64 AND 66 Wray's Buildings

GV II

Includes: Nos.5 AND 7 HAREWOOD STREET. Includes: Nos.6 AND 8 SIDNEY STREET. Shops and chambers, now bank and shops. c1900, altered C20. Brick, terracotta details, grey slate roof with 4 massive multi-flue moulded brick stacks. 3 storeys and attics, 2 bays, corner site with 7 bays to Sidney Street, left return. Jacobean style. Ground floor: late C20 bank and shop facades follow original bay divisions; 1st floor: slightly projecting bay windows of 3 lights, moulded surrounds and bracketed sills; similar rectangular windows to 2nd floor surmounted by a band with moulded terracotta panels; 3-light transom and mullion windows and cyma-moulded gables to 3rd storey. Moulded plaque on corner, 1st floor. Left return: ground-floor centre has 2 original paired round-headed windows in moulded arch with circular panel and the entrance to Wray's Buildings to left in same style: a panel in the tympanum has the building's name flanked by figures with flowers in relief. Upper floors: the 3 right bays similar to main facade; the bays to left have an extra floor within the same building height and the 1st-floor windows are a showroom/workroom type, almost full-height and flat arched; decorative detail to gabled bay left as main front. Rear: the Harewood Street facade has 3 windows, fenestration as Sidney Street return, stack rises above blank 4th-storey wall. INTERIOR: not inspected. In 1910 the building was occupied by a butcher (No.64) and Robert Wray Ltd., confectioner (No.66). (Kelly's Directory of Leeds, 1910).



Listing NGR: SE3042533630

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directories of Leeds, (1910)

National Grid Reference: SE 30425 33630

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