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NUMBERS 7 AND 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

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: NUMBERS 7 AND 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1256216

Location

NUMBERS 7 AND 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 7 AND 8, QUEEN SQUARE

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: 05-Aug-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465158

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE3034 QUEEN SQUARE 714-1/29/333 (North East side) 05/08/76 Nos.7 AND 8 and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: QUEEN SQUARE (North West side) Nos.7 AND 8)

GV II

Houses, now premises of Leeds Metropolitan University, with area railings. 1815-22, altered late C19. By John and George Bischoff. Red brick, Flemish bond, slate roof, iron railings. 2 storeys over basement, a narrow 2-bay house left (No.7), a wider 2-bay shop right (No.8). No.7: 2 steps up to entrance, right, with 6-panel door under fanlight, brick round arch with impost and keystone; fenestration: 4-pane sash to ground and 1st floor left, stone sills and wedge lintels; small inserted window above entrance. No 8: similar entrance left, with radial glazing bars to fanlight; wide former shop window right with pedimented and fluted architrave which incorporates a glazed shop sign: 'LYALL & REED'; 2 boarded sash windows above. Gutter brackets, end stacks. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings: urn finials to standards, spearhead finials to rails. Part of the development by the Bischoffs which included 13 houses filling the north-eastern side of the square. (Beresford, M: East End, West End: Face of Leeds During Urbanisation 1684-1842: Leeds: 1988-: 334).





Listing NGR: SE3005034274

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SE 30050 34274

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