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Architecture of Leeds

10 December 2011

1860 – The Phoenix Inn, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: William R. Corson Published in The Building News, February 10, 1860. “THE Phoenix Inn, Leeds (a view of which forms our illustration this week), was erected for Mr. William Sadler upon land...

16 October 2009

1862 – “Foxhill”, Weetwood, Leeds, Yorkshire

From The Building News, June 20, 1862: This house, of which we give an engraving on the opposite page, is situated at Weetwood, a few miles from Leeds, and is built on the...

24 June 2010

1863 – Auction Rooms, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: George Corson “The building of which we give a view is in the course of erection for Messrs. Hepper & Sons, close to the Town Hall and near the railway station, under...

26 February 2013

1863 – Design for new Infirmary, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Construction of the current hospital on its new site in Great George Street started in 1863 to the designs of Sir George Gilbert Scott. Before drawing up the plans...

31 January 2013

1868 – Mechanic’s Institute, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Cuthbert Brodrick Constructed as a lecture hall, and location for study, the Institute was later used as a concert hall, and has now been converted for use as Leeds Museum. The main...

22 July 2010

1870 – Proposed Bridge over River Aire, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architects: W. Langton Coke & George F. Roper Published in The Building News, February 25th 1870.

28 February 2013

1871 – Selected design for Leeds Infirmary, Yorkshire

Architect: Henry Walker The Infirmary was built in 1874 alongside the Leeds Union Workhouse. In 1915 both workhouse and infirmary were taken over as the East Leeds War Hospital; in 1925 it became...

14 July 2009

1873 – Leeds Exchange, Yorkshire

Architect: T.H. Healey & F. Healey Perspective View including plan published in The Building News October 17th 1873. “This building, the foundation-stone of which was laid by Prince Arthur last autumn, is in...

17 May 2013

1873 – Premises, Boar Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Thomas Ambler From The Building News, December 19 1873: “This illustration represents one of tho new shops in the reconstruction of Boar-lane, in Leeds. The widening of this street has caused a...