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Search Aspect ( Victoria Buildings )
Location - Leeds & District

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Bourse (The) Boar Lane, Listed Building office refurbishment (City Centre) (1 comment)
Colour imagec1993. Image shows the refurbishment of a Grade II listed building on Boar Lane, now known as The Bourse, but formerly Victoria Buildings. The facade of this four storey, classically styled building has been preserved and dates from c1872. It occupies a corner site at the junction of Boar Lane and New Station Street and was designed to harmonise with the new entrance to the city station opened in 1873. The building was orignally occupied by a variety of businesses eg. shirt-maker, John Claybrough, R. Goodson, Mantle Warehouse and Lee Hardwick Solicitor. The building was renovated at a cost of £10 million for the Guardian Royal Exchange Group and opened in 1994. Behind the facade 35,000 sqft of new build offices were constructed and the scheme won an Architectural Award.
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Lydgate Mill Dam, and Victoria Buildings, Carr Road (Calverley)
Colour imageUndated. View of Lydgate Mill Dam and Victoria buildings in Carr Road from a watercolour in Carr Road from a watercolour by local artist Fred Swaine (1858-1942). The mill engine was started up for the first time here on 17th May 1901, when the mill opened. It was owned by Alfred Watson of Woodleigh. His son Mr. J.W. Clifford Walton eventually became Managing Director. Copyright Fred Swaine.
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Saracen's Head Inn, Boar Lane (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1863. Image shows a view of the Victoria Buildings on Boar Lane, taken before the street was widened in 1867. This section of Boar Lane, numbers 28 to 30, is located between Bilham's Court and Albion Square. On the far left at number 28 is the tobacconist, cigar dealer and rent agent Robert Taylor Rinder. In the centre at number 29 is the Saracen's Head Inn, the victualer (seller of food/drink) and licencee is William Booth. This is displayed on a sign above the entrance on the left of the inn. On the far right, just seen, is number 30, the pianoforte and music seller, John Sykes. Photography by Wormald of Leeds.
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