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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: 1256159



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: 11-Sep-1996

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465187

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SE3033SW QUEEN'S COURT 714-1/78/352 (North side) Nos.1-5 (Consecutive)


Houses, workshops and shops. Mid C18 with later additions; restoration 1989. Dark red brick, Flemish and random bond, slate roofs. Rear wing of Nos 165A-169 Briggate (qv) with houses and workshops forming north and east ranges of Queen's Court, now shops. North range composed of 3 builds, from west: i) 3-storey, 7-window rear wing with remains of stone foundation course, C20 shop facade left, wide doorway with flanking windows to right, flat and cambered heads to openings, C20 frames; ii) 2-storey, 3-window block, inserted doorway centre, coving to eaves, tall brick stack; iii) 2-storey, 4-window block, eaves band, 2 tall stacks; right return is of irregular hand-made brick in random bond with a blocked round window to gable and blocked first-floor loading door. East range closing the east end of the court is of 2 storeys, the eaves lower than in the north range, original covered access way to Call Lane, centre. INTERIOR: ground floor examined during restoration: timber cross beams reused in west end. For history, see Nos 165A-169 Briggate (qv); probably part of the premises of a wool stapler and hatter in the early C19 and tea dealer in the mid-later C19. Rare survival of the compact type of building in the city centre which evolved during the later C18 and early C19. (Thornborough, P (West Yorkshire Archaeology Service): Queen's Court, Lower Briggate, Leeds: 1987-: 13).

Listing NGR: SE3012738084

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Thornborough, P, 'West Yorkshire Archaeology Service' in Queens Court Lower Briggate Leeds, (1987), 13

National Grid Reference: SE 30127 38084


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