VICTORIA MILLS EAST AND NORTH EAST RANGES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256029
Date first listed:
05-Aug-1976
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
VICTORIA MILLS EAST AND NORTH EAST RANGES, SOVEREIGN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
VICTORIA MILLS EAST AND NORTH EAST RANGES, SOVEREIGN STREET

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 30115 33049

Details

LEEDS

SE3033SW SOVEREIGN STREET 714-1/78/360 (South side) 05/08/76 Victoria Mills, east and north-east ranges (Formerly Listed as: SOVEREIGN STREET Victoria Mills)

II

Oil and dye ware mill, now industrial buildings. Dated 1836, and mid C19 with later alterations. Red brick with slate roof and various brick stacks. L-plan with wing extending to rear left. 4 and 5 storeys, 6-window range in all facing Sovereign Street. Mainly 2-light casements with top lights together with 3 first-floor sashes to right, gauged brick arches. Carriageway arch to right leads to yard. Smaller arches like blind arcade to left and right filled with windows and door. Hoist doors to left. Projection to far left is part of left rear wing dated 1836. Left side elevation is a 13-window range in all of 2, and 3-light windows, the front corner canted. The end gable facing River Aire is a 4-window range with also central hoist doors to each storey and pedimented gable with datestone at apex, flanked by scrolls, stone coping and scroll kneelers. Mainly slightly cambered brick arches to openings. Fenestration similar within the yard but smaller openings. INTERIOR: not inspected. The earlier wing was built in 1836 by the Victoria Ware Company who were in occupation until 1843. The next occupant was the Victoria Mill Co., until c1865 and the wing appears to have been built by 1847. On OS map Victoria Mills is named as being for linseed. (Ward MF (unpublished PhD thesis, University of Leeds): Industrial Development in Leeds North of River Aire 1775-1914: 1973-: 388).



Listing NGR: SE3011533049

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465334
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ward, M F, Industrial Development and Location in Leeds North of the River Aire 1775-1914, (1973), 388

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: 28 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/02957/12
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