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ATLAS 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: ATLAS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1256123

Location

ATLAS HOUSE, 1 AND 3, ST PAULS STREET
ATLAS HOUSE, 31, KING STREET

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: 11-Sep-1996

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465244

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2933NE ST PAUL'S STREET 714-1/75/375 (South side) Nos.1 AND 3 Atlas House

GV II

Includes: No.31 Atlas House KING STREET. Insurance offices, now premises of the Bank of Ireland. 1910. By William Perkin and George Bulmer. Faced in Marmo. 4 storeys with attics, 11-bay corner site arranged 1:2:1:3:1:2:1. Rusticated ground floor, segmental-arched entrances and round-arched windows with masks representing races of the world on keystones. Segmental pediments to 1st-floor windows, deep modillion cornice above 2nd floor, triangular pediments to 3rd floor and attics. A richly-moulded facade dominated by a figure of Atlas on the corner. Perkin and Bulmer also designed the Scottish Union and INTERIOR: not inspected. National Insurance Co premises at Nos 26 & 27 Park Row (qv), also faced in Marmo manufactured by the Burmantofts Company. RCHME records show that the building is of fireproof construction (Kahn system), contractors W Nicholson and Son, sculpture models by Thewlis and Co, etc.



Listing NGR: SE2974233585

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National Grid Reference: SE 29742 33585

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