Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1255889

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1996

Statutory Address: 3, 4 AND 5, BLAYDS YARD


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Statutory Address: 3, 4 AND 5, BLAYDS YARD

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 30219 33249



SE3033SW BLAYD'S YARD 714-1/78/26 (North side) Nos.3, 4 AND 5


Row of 3 houses and workshops. c1800. Red/brown brick, Flemish bond. Roof not visible. 3-storey, blind-back, a mirrored pair to left, (Nos 4 & 5); each house composed of entrance door with overlight and sash window, some openings blocked; 2 tall windows to first floor, with 16-pane side-sliding sash and 8 fixed lights; two 12-pane side-sliding sashes to 2nd floor. All openings have cambered arches with the exception of the upper floor to Nos 4 & 5 where the roof and eaves have been replaced and a loading doorway inserted to far left. A parapet with stone coping survives to No.3, which is a separate build. Bracket for oil or gas lamp outside No.4. INTERIOR: No.4: a single ground-floor room with stairs rising opposite the entrance and an inserted partition. The fireplace is against the partition wall with No.3, the chimney breast projecting into the room; the stairs are of 2 steep flights, a crude ladder type without risers. Upper floors not examined. An important surviving example of the type of housing built for textile workers within the historic centre of Leeds in the late C18/early C19, in the rear yard of an C18 town house. Tall first-floor windows suggest that those rooms were workshops; adjoining Nos 1 & 2 Blayd's Yard, Briggate (qv). For historical information, see Nos 3-5 Briggate (qv)

Listing NGR: SE3021933249


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Legacy System number: 465497

Legacy System: LBS

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