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23 AND 25, GREAT GEORGE STREET

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: 23 AND 25, GREAT GEORGE STREET

List entry Number: 1256258

Location

23 AND 25, GREAT GEORGE STREET

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: 07-Aug-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465108

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History

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Details

LEEDS

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

GV II

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with stone sills; on 4th floor, bay 10 and 11 windows have raised lintels replacing arches and bay 1-5 sashes have been replaced by C20 central-pivoted windows.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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National Grid Reference: SE 29867 33912

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