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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: 19 AND 20, PARK ROW

List entry Number: 1375419



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


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 466315

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SE2933NE PARK ROW 714-1/75/295 (East side) 05/08/74 Nos.19 AND 20


Bank and chambers. Dated 1891, restored C20. By Alfred Waterhouse. Polished pink granite ground floor, banded pink brick and terracotta details above, patterned slate roof. Facade only survives. 4 storeys with attic, 8 bays: wide 3-window entrance in bay 4 flanked by 2-window bays and, far right, the Chambers entrance 1-window wide. Pilaster strips at corners and between bays rise to a modillion eaves cornice and parapet. Large rusticated round-arch doorway centre in a slightly projecting bay with paired pilasters and tripartite round arches, pierced balcony parapet at 1st and 2nd floors, the 1st-floor balcony is carried across the facade on large projecting curved stone brackets; moulded frieze over 2nd floor, gabled dormer. Right entrance is segmental-arched, date plaque above, 'MDCCCXCI'; at eaves a small turret with octagonal roof. Fenestration: large round-arched windows to ground floor; 2-light mullion and transom windows in moulded architraves to upper floors, lower part of 1st- and 2nd-floor mullions removed, the upper part a small Jacobean-type fluted Ionic column. Dormer windows front rebuilt roof with moulded stack left. INTERIOR: not inspected. Alfred Waterhouse, the principal architect for the Prudential Assurance Company, developed an important partnership with the Leeds Fireclay Company (then Wilcock and Co) of Burmantofts following his work on the Yorkshire College building in 1883 and from that date his designs use their terracotta products. (Bradford Art Galleries and Leeds City Museums: Burmantofts Pottery: exhibition guide and catalogue: 1984-).

Listing NGR: SE2995733731

Selected Sources

Anders, M, A Brief History Of Burmantofts Works In Bradford And Leeds, 1984,

National Grid Reference: SE 29957 33731


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