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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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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

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