One Leeds’ most iconic industrial buildings is being put up for auction for just £1

            <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" />Temple Works, a former flax mill in Leeds, has been listed for sale, in the Pugh auction on December 7th, with a starting price of just one pound according to the <a href="" rel="nofollow" >Yorkshire Evening Post</a>. The&nbsp;Egyptian-influenced industrial building&nbsp;is one of the city's oldest and most cherished, and is the only Grade I listing in Holbeck.&nbsp;
Completed in 1840, the building that once boasted one of the largest rooms in the world has since reached a parlous state. Last used commercially in 2004 by Kays Catalogues, the property was inherited by the Barclay family who own the Telegraph media group and are accused of leaving the building to rot.  In 2008, one of the site's 18 lotus pillars collapsed, bringing down a section of the beautifully ornate wall as well. Along with some broken stonework and other damage, the 10,948 square-meter mill has subsequently been featured among the Victorian Society’s '10 most endangered and the site's condition has been listed as 'very bad' by the English Herita...

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