Six intriguing Leeds landmarks granted heritage status in 2019

The gravestone of the world’s first ever film stars and a street corner pub are among the historic places handed heritage status in Leeds this year.

Friday, 20th December 2019, 5:00 am
Six historic places across the city have been added to the National Heritage List for England in 2019.

Six historic landmarks across the city have been added to the National Heritage List for England in 2019. And as the year draws to a close, Historic England celebrates the sites that have gained protection. READ MORE: Changing Leeds - The night Kirkgate Market was devastated by fire LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

Located the junction of Main Street and Church Lane this First World War memorial, was put up in 1923, with secondary memorial plaques for subsequent conflicts.
A surviving example of mid to late 19th century workers housing in Hunslet, a major industrial and manufacturing centre following the Industrial Revolution dubbed the workshop of Leeds.

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A surviving example of mid to late 19th century workers housing in Hunslet, which was a major industrial and manufacturing centre following the Industrial Revolution dubbed the workshop of Leeds'.
This street corner pub was built in the early 19th century. Was given a major refurbishment in the 1920s, much of which remains intact today. The outside is clad with impressive green and cream tiling made by Burmantofts
The worlds first motion picture, Roundhay Garden Scene was shot in 1888 by Louis Le Prince on a camera he invented, and starred his in-laws Joseph and Sarah Whitley. Their gravestone features painted tilework by Le Prince.
Built in 1922 by Sydney Kitson as an eloquent witness to the tragic impact of world events on the local community.
Do you know of any landmarks in Leeds deserving of heritage status? Share your suggestions with Andrew Hutchinson via email at: [email protected] or tweet him - @AndyHutchYPN