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SOVEREIGN HOUSE

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.

Name: SOVEREIGN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1256065

Location

SOVEREIGN HOUSE, 1 AND 2, SOUTH PARADE
SOVEREIGN HOUSE, 123, THE HEADROW
SOVEREIGN HOUSE, 24 AND 25, PARK ROW

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Sep-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465324

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2933NE SOUTH PARADE 714-1/75/359 (North side) 26/09/63 Nos.1 AND 2 Sovereign House (Formerly Listed as: SOUTH PARADE The Bank of England)

GV II

Includes: Nos.24 AND 25 Sovereign House PARK ROW. Includes: No.123 Sovereign House THE HEADROW. Bank, now offices, with public house in basement.1862-64. By PC Hardwick. For the Bank of England. Ringby sandstone ashlar, slate roof, wrought-iron railings. Late Classical style. 3 storeys over basement and added storey in roof. 3 similar facades with main entrance on South Parade, rear entrance on The Headrow and right return to Park Row. Rusticated ground floor with Greek key-pattern frieze and cornice; upper storeys have rusticated quoins and pilasters, modillion cornice and balustraded parapet with vase finials. Central porch with paired fluted columns supporting entablature with triglyph frieze and scrolled mask, deep eaves and blocking course. 4-pane sashes throughout, alternate triangular and segmental pediments to first-floor windows. Right return: a central 3-part window to each floor: fluted columns in antis to ground floor with scrolls and masks in frieze above. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE2990733767

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National Grid Reference: SE 29907 33767

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