2, THE BOURSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255917
Date first listed:
22-Mar-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
2, THE BOURSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
2, THE BOURSE

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 30112 33337

Details

LEEDS

SE3033SW THE BOURSE 714-1/78/15 (East side) 22/03/74 No.2 (Formerly Listed as: ALFRED STREET No.3) (Formerly Listed as: BOAR LANE (South side) Nos.20A AND 21)

GV II

Offices and warehouse premises. c1880. Ashlar, grey slate roof. Italianate style. 3 storeys, 9 bays, entrance bays 4 & 6 in an almost symmetrical facade. Doorway, bay 4, with moulded architrave and rectangular fanlight; blocked wide round-arched entrance, bay 6, with fluted pilasters and keyblocks. Windows: ground floor in moulded architraves with scroll decoration over, 1st floor rectangular with moulded heads, 2nd floor round-headed with keyblocks. Moulded cornices to each floor level, flat pilasters, moulded impost bands. Eaves obscured by scaffolding at time of resurvey. INTERIOR: not inspected but reputed to contain restaurant premises to first floor, left, with ornate plaster ceiling, linked to No.21 Boar Lane (qv). HISTORICAL NOTE: the property was probably owned by the Leeds Gas Light Company when Boar Lane was redeveloped in 1869; the restaurant was in use by 1886 and at that date the rooms to right of the wide entrance were used by WH Turner and Co., Tobacco Factory, (Insurance map). One of the few late C19 unaltered ground-floor frontages in the area. (Insurance company plan of Leeds city centre: Leeds: 1886-; Borough of Leeds: Improvement Plan of Building Sites in Leeds City Centre: Leeds: 1869-).



Listing NGR: SE3011733336

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465446
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Borough of Leeds, , Improvement Plan of Building Sites in Leeds City Centre, (1869)

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: 26 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/16121/17
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