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144-152, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Spa, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.9053 / 53°54'19"N

Longitude: -1.3479 / 1°20'52"W

OS Eastings: 442940

OS Northings: 445656

OS Grid: SE429456

Mapcode National: GBR MR08.ZT

Mapcode Global: WHDB7.83DG

Entry Name: 144-152, High Street

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341970

Location: Boston Spa, Leeds, LS23

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Boston Spa

Built-Up Area: Boston Spa

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lower Wharfe

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

LS23 (south side)

6/50 No 144-152 (even)


Terrace, now various commercial premises. Mid C19 of several builds. Ashlar
magnesian limestone facade, Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 9 bays. Basket-
arched carriage entrance to bay 6 otherwise all of ground floor has flat-
roofed shop-front projections. 1st floor: projecting sills and flat arches
to sashes with glazing bars (bays 1-4 and 9) and to 16-pane sashes (bays 5-
8). 2nd floor: matching openings with unequally-hung sashes of 9 panes (bays
1-4 and 9) and of 12 panes (bays 5-8). Fascia board with paired wooden
gutter brackets. Ashlar copings between bays 2 and 3, 4 and 5 and to right
end. Drop in roof line to right of bay 5. Rendered ridge stack between bays
2 and 3; sandstone ridge stacks between bays 4 and 5, 5 and 6, 7 and 8. Left
return: round-arched doorway; round-arched stair window to lst-floor left.
Built as the Victoria Hotel and known as Victoria Buildings by 1850 (Scott,
B. M. Scott, Boston Spa, 2nd edition 1985.

Listing NGR: SE4294045656

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