23 AND 25, GREAT GEORGE STREET

Overview

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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Location

Statutory Address:
23 AND 25, 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 29867 33912

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with stone sills; on 4th floor, bay 10 and 11 windows have raised lintels replacing arches and bay 1-5 sashes have been replaced by C20 central-pivoted windows.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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
465108
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/13737/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Alison Claybourne. Source Historic England Archive
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