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49 AND 51, VICAR LANE, 2-24, KING EDWARD STREET, 115-120, BRIGGATE

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: 49 AND 51, VICAR LANE, 2-24, KING EDWARD STREET, 115-120, BRIGGATE

List entry Number: 1255862

Location

115-120, BRIGGATE
2-24, KING EDWARD STREET
49 AND 51, 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: 25-Apr-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465582

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE 3033 NW; 714-1/76/64

LEEDS, BRIGGATE (East side), Nos.115-120 (Consecutive)

(Formerly Listed as: BRIGGATE (West side) Nos. 98-120 (Consecutive) excluding Empire Arcade) (Formerly Listed as: COUNTY ARCADE Nos.1-42 (Consecutive)) (Formerly Listed as: QUEEN VICTORIA STREET Nos.1-42 (Consecutive) KING EDWARD STREET, 1-25 (Consec)) (Formerly Listed as: CROSS ARCADE Nos.3-11 (O), 2-16 (E) VICAR LANE, 49-69 (O))

25/04/74

GV

II

Includes: Nos.2-24 KING EDWARD STREET. Includes: Nos.49 AND 51 VICAR LANE. Shops and offices. 1898-1904, altered C20. By Frank Matcham for the Leeds Estates Company as part of the County Arcade development. Pink brick and Burmantofts terracotta, slate and lead roof. Three storeys with attics, in the elaborate 'Free Style' of the period; two-bay facades to Briggate and Vicar Lane and long facade in same style to King Edward Street. Later C20 shop windows to ground floor, large original shop windows to first floor with margin lights, sashes to second floor and dentilled cornice and balustraded parapet to eaves surmounted by Dutch gables and ornamented corner towers. Relief decoration includes strapwork scrolls, foliage and plaques. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL DETAILS: see County Arcade (qv).

Listing NGR: SE3032633572

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Leach, P, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding: Leeds, Bradford and the North, (2009), 444-445
Wrathmell, S, Minnis, J, Pevsner Architectural Guides: Leeds, (2005), 159-161

National Grid Reference: SE 30326 33572

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