NUMBERS 1 AND 2 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS TO NUMBER 1

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255893
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
1 AND 3, LEICESTER GROVE
Statutory Address:
31, BLACKMAN LANE
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1 AND 2 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS TO NUMBER 1, 1 AND 2, BLENHEIM SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
1 AND 3, LEICESTER GROVE
Statutory Address:
31, BLACKMAN LANE
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1 AND 2 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS TO NUMBER 1, 1 AND 2, BLENHEIM SQUARE

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 29912 34756

Details

LEEDS

SE2934NE BLENHEIM SQUARE 714-1/72/30 (North East side) Nos.1 AND 2 and attached railings to No.1

GV II

Includes: No.31 BLACKMAN LANE. Includes: Nos.1 AND 3 LEICESTER GROVE. Pair of houses, one with railings. 1831-39, altered C20. Red/brown brick, Flemish bond, rubbed brick details, slate roof. 3 storeys over basement, each house 3 windows wide, with entrance right. Each has stone steps to panelled door with roundels in fanlight, in wooden surround with keyed arch and imposts. Basement windows have segmental arches, flat brick arches and stone sills to upper floors. Restored 16-pane sashes to 1st and 2nd floors right. Large multi-flue stacks straddle ridge between properties. Railings to No.1 (right): wrought-iron bars with top rail, enclosing basement and flanking steps. Rear: (Leicester Grove) both houses have original round-arched stair window with glazing bars. Right return: a shop entrance and late C20 windows at front basement level, on Blackman Lane. INTERIOR: not inspected. Part of the 2nd stage of the development first called Finsbury Square (Fowler map 1831) which was completed by 1839; the oval gardens were laid out but the S terrace was never built. Originally had semicircular rear bay windows as survive at No.3 (qv), see OS map 1847. (Beresford M: East End, West End: Face of Leeds During Urbanisation 1684-1842: Leeds: 1988-: 344; Fowler C: Map of the town of Leeds and the Environs: 1831-; Ordnance Survey Map of Leeds: 1847-).

Listing NGR: SE2991234756

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465501
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Beresford, M W, East End West End The Face of Leeds During Urbanisation 1684 to 1842, (1988), 344

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/08411/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Karran. Source Historic England Archive
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