VICTORIA HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256223

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1974

Statutory Address: VICTORIA HOTEL, 28, GREAT GEORGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: VICTORIA HOTEL, 28, GREAT GEORGE STREET

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 29750 33935

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2933NE GREAT GEORGE STREET 714-1/75/186 (North side) 22/03/74 No.28 Victoria Hotel

GV II

Public house and commercial hotel. 1865. Red brick, painted stone dressings, slate mansard roof. 4 storeys and attic, 3 bays with 3:1:3 first-floor windows; plate-glass sashes throughout. Main entrance centre has shouldered arch and moulded attached marble columns with foliate capitals; narrow entrance far left. Modillion cornice at 1st-floor level, with frieze originally, now has fascia board with 'VICTORIA FAMILY AND COMMERCIAL HOTEL'. Shouldered arches to all but top-storey windows, those to 1st floor, bays 1 and 3, having 2 marble columns supporting heavy lintels. Moulded string courses to window head and sill levels; sill mouldings clasp square-section drain pipe far left. Medallions with lettering 'VICTORIA HOTEL' in frieze below 2nd-floor windows. Deep bracketed eaves and 3 dormers windows: bays 1 and 3 plain, the centre bay with paired lights in Gothic gable. INTERIOR: much fine interior detailing, believed to be largely original. Built to serve people attending the Assize Courts in the Town Hall, the hotel was bought by Tetley's brewery in 1916 for ยป12,000. (Pepper, B: Old Inns and Pubs of Leeds: 1988-: 42).



Listing NGR: SE2974833941

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 465119

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Sources

Books and journals
Pepper, B , Old Inns and Pubs of Leeds, (1988), 42

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