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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.


List entry Number: 1255903



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


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Oct-1993

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465469

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SE3033NW THE HEADROW 714-1/76/388 (North side) 15/10/93 Nos.14-20 (Even) The Odeon Cinema


Cinema and shops. 1930-32. Exterior designed as part of The Headrow development by Sir Reginald Blomfield, interior by Frank T Verity, altered 1969, 1978 and 1988. Steel-framed, faced in red brick, Portland stone dressings, slate roofs. Classical style. 4 storeys, 17 windows. Rusticated ashlar ground floor with shop fronts. Upper 3 floors have ashlar pavilions with giant Doric pilasters and moulded ashlar window surrounds at bays 1, 11 and 17. The whole topped by a balustrade and crowning urns. Corner entrance to cinema: original fenestration and decoration survives but now obscured by later C20 signboards. INTERIOR: no original features remain. (Heap, A: The Headrow, a pictorial history: Leeds: 1990-: 43).

Listing NGR: SE3032833766

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Heap, A, The Headrow a Pictorial history, (1990), 43

National Grid Reference: SE 30328 33758


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