2, QUEEN SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256209
Date first listed:
05-Aug-1976
Statutory Address:
2, QUEEN SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
2, QUEEN SQUARE

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 30010 34259

Details

LEEDS

SE3034 QUEEN SQUARE 714-1/29/330 (North West side) 05/08/76 No.2

GV II

House, now Metropolitan University premises. 1806-1822, altered C19. John and George Bischoff, developers. Red brick, stone details, slate roof. 3 storeys and basement, wide 5-window bay, narrow 1-window bay left. Large pediment over wide bay, modillion cornice with blind elliptical window in tympanum. Central doorway with rusticated jambs, Tuscan three-quarter columns, open segmental pediment, fanlight with keyblock and fielded-panel door. Doorway with similar surround far left. Plain stone lintels and sills, sill band to 1st floor, plate-glass sashes. INTERIOR: not inspected. Probably one of the earliest houses in the Square; 2 large houses with warehouses were begun 1806 and 3 larger houses added 1815-1822. (Beresford, M: East End, West End: Face of Leeds During Urbanisation 1684-1842: Leeds: 1988-: 334).





Listing NGR: SE3001034259

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465151
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Beresford, M W, East End West End The Face of Leeds During Urbanisation 1684 to 1842, (1988), 334

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/13723/36
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