This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

53-63, VICAR LANE, 2-12, 14 AND 16, CROSS ARCADE, 1-11, 11A AND 13-35, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, 104-108 AND 110-114, BRIGGATE

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: 53-63, VICAR LANE, 2-12, 14 AND 16, CROSS ARCADE, 1-11, 11A AND 13-35, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, 104-108 AND 110-114, BRIGGATE

List entry Number: 1256196

Location

104-108 AND 110-114, BRIGGATE
1-11, 11A AND 13-35, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET
2-12, 14 AND 16, CROSS ARCADE
53-63, VICAR LANE

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: 25-Apr-1974

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

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465183

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/06/2018

SE 3033 NW; 714-1/76/63

LEEDS,QUEEN VICTORIA STREET (South side), Nos.1-11, 11A and13-35 (Odd)

25/04/74

GV

II

Includes: Nos.2-12, 14 AND 16 CROSS ARCADE. Includes: Nos.104-108 AND 110-114 BRIGGATE. Includes: Nos.53-63 VICAR LANE.

Shops, arcade and offices. 1898-1902, altered C20. Part of the County Arcade complex by Frank Matcham for the Leeds Estates Company. Pink brick and Burmantofts terracotta, slate and lead roof. Three storeys with attics, seven bays; an island block between Briggate and Vicar Lane on east, Queen Victoria Street (north) and King Edward Street (south). Inserted Empire Arcade on site of the Empire Theatre not included in the listing. In an elaborate version of the Free style of the 1900s, in process of restoration at time of review. Later C20 shop windows to ground floor, large 3-light first-floor shop windows, sashes to second. Vicar Lane facade has margin-lights to 1st floor and Moorish ogee arches in elaborate architraves to 2nd. Dentilled cornice and balustrades, Dutch gables and corner towers with domed and octagonal roofs. Richly moulded terracotta details include strapwork, scrolls and swags. North and south facades in similar style. INTERIOR: not inspected. For historical details, see County Arcade (qv).

Listing NGR: SE3033133611

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Leach, P, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding: Leeds, Bradford and the North, (2009), 444-45
Wrathmell, S, Minnis, J, Pevsner Architectural Guides: Leeds, (2005), 159-161

National Grid Reference: SE 30331 33611

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1256196 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 23-Sep-2018 at 02:24:00.

End of official listing