1-11, 11A and 13-35, Queen Victoria Street, 104-108 and 110-114, Briggate, 2-12, 14 and 16, Cross Arcade and 53-63, Vicar Lane


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
104-108 and 110-114, Briggate
Statutory Address:
1-11, 11A and 13-35, Queen Victoria Street
Statutory Address:
2-12, 14 and 16, Cross Arcade
Statutory Address:
53-63, Vicar Lane


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Statutory Address:
104-108 and 110-114, Briggate
Statutory Address:
1-11, 11A and 13-35, Queen Victoria Street
Statutory Address:
2-12, 14 and 16, Cross Arcade
Statutory Address:
53-63, Vicar Lane

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

Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 30331 33611


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)




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 three-light first-floor shop windows, sashes to second. Vicar Lane facade has margin-lights to first floor and Moorish ogee arches in elaborate architraves to second. 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


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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


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 05 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03880/13
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