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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256196

Date first listed: 25-Apr-1974

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

Map

Ordnance survey map of 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
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Location

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.

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 30331 33611

Summary

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History

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Details

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 465183

Legacy System: LBS

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

End of official listing