GRIFFIN HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255884
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
GRIFFIN HOTEL, 30-33, BOAR LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GRIFFIN HOTEL, 30-33, BOAR LANE

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 30015 33360

Details

LEEDS

SE3033SW BOAR LANE 714-1/78/46 (South side) 19/02/75 Nos.30-33 (Consecutive) Griffin Hotel (Formerly Listed as: BOAR LANE (South side) Nos.30-33 (Consecutive) Griffin Hotel (only that part facing Boar Lane and Mill Hill))

GV II

Hotel. c1872, altered C20. Red brick and stone dressings, slate roof; corbelled cornice, parapet with quatrefoil panels, pavilion roof and gabled dormers with pointed-arch windows and finials; moulded stone chimney caps. Large Gothic Revival style building on corner site. 5 storeys and attics. 2, and 3-light windows throughout; the Boar Lane frontage 3 windows wide, the Mill Hill frontage 5 windows, with an oriel window and clock to corner. Clock has letters GRIFFIN HOTEL in place of numbers. 1st floor, round arch lights with inverted semicircular lights above; 2nd floor, rectangular lights with rounded corners and shafts terminating in finials below 3rd-floor round-arched lights with pilaster shafts; 4th floor, pointed arches with pilaster shafts. C20 hotel and shop fronts to Boar Lane; blocked doorway with pilaster shafts, carved capitals and finials to centre of Mill Hill frontage. Moulded and carved string courses at window head and sill levels. Boar Lane side has moulded stone shafts between bays, terminating with finial and gargoyle. Corner details: stone oriel to 1st and 2nd floors, clock face in pointed-arch recess with traceried panels and flanking corbelled shafts with finials; parapet and pavilion roof above corner. Mill Hill elevation: central 2nd and 3rd floor oriel. Continuous ironwork cresting over ground floor. INTERIOR: not inspected. Stands on the site of the earlier Griffin Hotel, a coaching inn from at least the C17; rebuilt as a railway hotel, serving the Leeds New Station opened in 1869 and owned by the joint London and North West and North East Railway Companies. The original Queen's Hotel (demolished) in City Square was similar in style.



Listing NGR: SE3003733358

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
465530
Legacy System:
LBS

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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Date: 18 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/09461/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Hans Van Lemmen. Source Historic England Archive
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