NUMBERS 7 AND 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255896
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
13 AND 15, LEICESTER GROVE
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 7 AND 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 7 AND 8, BLENHEIM SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
13 AND 15, LEICESTER GROVE
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 7 AND 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 7 AND 8, 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 29879 34783

Details

LEEDS

SE2934NE BLENHEIM SQUARE 714-1/72/33 (North East side) Nos.7 AND 8 and attached railings

GV II

Includes: Nos.13 AND 15 LEICESTER GROVE. Pair of houses with railings. 1822-31, altered C20. Red/brown brick, Flemish bond, rubbed brick details, slate roof. Each of 3 storeys over basement and 3 windows wide with entrance right. Steps up to 6-panel door with fanlight in plain stone surround with keyed brick arch and imposts right (No.7), door and fanlight to No.8 altered. Segmental-arched basement windows, sashes and casements to upper floors, frames replaced, stone sills and flat brick arches. Large multi-flue stacks straddle ridge between properties. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings: enclose basement area and flank steps: bud finials. Part of the first stage of the development of Finsbury Square (Fowler 1831) which was first advertised in 1822. The first 8 houses (now Nos 7-14) were shown on Fowler's map (1831) and the oval garden was laid out; the S terrace was never built. (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-).



Listing NGR: SE2987934783

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465512
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: IOE01/08411/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Karran. Source Historic England Archive
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