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SM (30) 56/7/21


Estate plan, 1819


30 A / Plan / of an Estate situate in Leeds / in the / County of York / belonging to / Messrs Thompson & Makins / as the same is divided into / Building Lots for Sale / Made in April 1819 by / Jonatn Taylor, Leeds / Engraved by S.Brown


A Scale of Yards


as above, (printed) The Land here described is now to be sold by private Contract in build- / ing Lots for Houses, Warehouses &c - It contains throughout a Bed / of Clay 5 ft. thick fit for making the best Bricks. - The purchase / Money may remain in Security if required. - Further particulars may / be had on application to Messrs Willm Thompson Thompson, / Thos Makin & Chas Makin the Owners Messrs Tottie / Richardson & Gaunt or Mr Jonn Taylor Land Surveyor / all of Leeds; printed labels: ( from north) South Parade, Bedford Street, Greek Street, Russell Street, Back Lane, New Bond Street, Back Street, Hall Gate, Infirmary, Cloth Hall, (west) East Parade (east) Albion Street, Commercial Street. The lots labelled: Mr Goodman's / Premises, Vacant / Ground, Bellman / Cabinet maker, Estimated quantity / 626 yds / at 2½ Guineas / Vacant / ground / belonging / to / Mr Makin / to be sold / £1643, Philosophical Society Hall, Vacant Ground, Mr Kendell's / Vacant Ground / to be sold / abt 800 yards, Messrs Simpson, Wool Warehouse, with compass and a few dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 'Made in April 1819'

Medium and dimensions

Engraved with yellow and pink washes added, partly pricked for transfer, brown pen labels, on wove paper with two fold marks (486 x 358)


engraved by S.Brown, published by Jonathan Taylor, surveyor with washes added by Soane office (489 x 358)


florid H&McM and 1823 with a crest of 3 ? (long narrow) leaves


The plan shows existing building by hatching so that East Parade, South Parade, Park Row and Hall Gate (with the Infirmary and Cloth Hall) already exist. There are more than 30 vacant lots. Of the premises shown on this plan, the Bank of England made surveys of Mr Makin's premises in Park Row and New Bond Street (drawings 21-13) and Mr Goodman's premises in Park Row (drawings 27-29). The three other sites in Albion Street and Commercial Street for which survey drawings were also made are not marked on this plan.



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