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Yorkshire Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in City and Hunslet, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7962 / 53°47'46"N

Longitude: -1.5422 / 1°32'32"W

OS Eastings: 430251

OS Northings: 433416

OS Grid: SE302334

Mapcode National: GBR BKL.8Y

Mapcode Global: WHC9D.8VV4

Plus Code: 9C5WQFW5+F4

Entry Name: Yorkshire Bank

Listing Date: 7 May 1992

Last Amended: 11 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375353

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466249

Location: Little London and Woodhouse, Leeds, LS1

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: City and Hunslet

Built-Up Area: Leeds

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Leeds City

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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714-1/78/155 (North side)
07/05/92 No.4
Yorkshire Bank
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.149-150 (Odd))


Includes: Nos.148, 149 AND 150 BRIGGATE.
Shop and offices, now bank. c1904, altered C20. By Percy
Robinson. For Messrs Hepworth. Terracotta by the Leeds
Fireclay Company, modelled panels by E Caldwell Spruce, slate
4 storeys with attics; corner site, 4 bays and narrower
entrance bay on left return (Briggate), corner bay, 3 bays and
narrower entrance bay to right, (Duncan Street). Baroque
Revival style.
Later C20 bank entrance and windows with probably original
rusticated pilasters at bay divisions to ground floor which
are carried up to eaves level; canted bay windows in
round-arched recesses to 1st and 2nd floors, paired attached
columns and recessed sashes to 3rd floor, round window on
corner; modillion eaves cornice, elaborate scrolled parapet,
round windows in ornate gables flanking octagonal turret with
ball finials and dome surmounted by slender finial. Moulded
decoration to sill bands, spandrels and framing round windows:
swags, scrolls, plaques, female figures.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A catalogue of photographs of newly-built examples of the
Leeds Fireclay Company's terracotta shows the original ground
floor fenestration (Kirkstall Museum archive).

Listing NGR: SE3025133416

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