Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256258

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1986

Statutory Address: 23 AND 25, GREAT GEORGE STREET


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Statutory Address: 23 AND 25, GREAT GEORGE STREET

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District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 29867 33912


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SE2933NE GREAT GEORGE STREET 714-1/75/183 (South side) 07/08/86 Nos.23 AND 25


Offices and warehouses. 1848/49. For Schunk, Souchay and Co., international stuff and yarn merchants. Orange-pink brick in Flemish bond to front, dark red brick in English Garden Wall bond to rear; ashlar dressings; slate roof. 4 storeys with basement, 12 bays with rear wings forming U-shaped plan. Rusticated ashlar basement; 1st- and 2nd-floor sill bands; shallow cornice with foliage-decorated end consoles and plain parapet replacing former bracketed cornice. Basement windows protected by iron railings (removed from bay 4); 3 windows blocked and 2 with wooden slats. On ground floor outer bays have doorways, the architrave with dentilled console cornices and blocking courses, each has a step up, on left to 4-panel double door under 8-pane overlight, on right to doorway with lower part blocked and window in upper part. Windows are 16-pane sashes under cambered gauged brick arches with stone sills; on 4th floor, bay 10 and 11 windows have raised lintels replacing arches and bay 1-5 sashes have been replaced by C20 central-pivoted windows. Rear retains many 16-pane sashes. Windows have cambered gauged brick arches and stone sills. Main range has a ground-floor doorway up flight of steps with wide inserted opening on its right. In left return of right wing the 3rd bay has wide, segmental-arched loading doorways, now infilled. Paired modillion gutter brackets. Left wing has later extension, not of special interest. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE2986733912


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