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1-5, Queen's Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Moortown, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7952 / 53°47'42"N

Longitude: -1.5419 / 1°32'30"W

OS Eastings: 430270

OS Northings: 433303

OS Grid: SE302333

Mapcode National: GBR BKM.BB

Mapcode Global: WHC9D.8VZY

Plus Code: 9C5WQFW5+36

Entry Name: 1-5, Queen's Court

Listing Date: 11 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 465187

ID on this website: 101256159

Location: Steander, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: City and Hunslet

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Leeds

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Chapel Allerton St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Courtyard Mixed-use building

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(North side)
Nos.1-5 (Consecutive)


Houses, workshops and shops. Mid C18 with later additions;
restoration 1989. Dark red brick, Flemish and random bond,
slate roofs. Rear wing of Nos 165A-169 Briggate (qv) with
houses and workshops forming north and east ranges of Queen's
Court, now shops.
North range composed of 3 builds, from west: i) 3-storey,
7-window rear wing with remains of stone foundation course,
C20 shop facade left, wide doorway with flanking windows to
right, flat and cambered heads to openings, C20 frames; ii)
2-storey, 3-window block, inserted doorway centre, coving to
eaves, tall brick stack; iii) 2-storey, 4-window block, eaves
band, 2 tall stacks; right return is of irregular hand-made
brick in random bond with a blocked round window to gable and
blocked first-floor loading door.
East range closing the east end of the court is of 2 storeys,
the eaves lower than in the north range, original covered
access way to Call Lane, centre.
INTERIOR: ground floor examined during restoration: timber
cross beams reused in west end.
For history, see Nos 165A-169 Briggate (qv); probably part of
the premises of a wool stapler and hatter in the early C19 and
tea dealer in the mid-later C19.
Rare survival of the compact type of building in the city
centre which evolved during the later C18 and early C19.
(Thornborough, P (West Yorkshire Archaeology Service): Queen's
Court, Lower Briggate, Leeds: 1987-: 13).

Listing NGR: SE3027033303

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