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Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
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SE 29714 34511



SE2934NE WOODHOUSE LANE, University Campus 714-1/72/1176 (South West side) No.173 Hopewell House


House, now office. 1847, converted C20. For Henry Littlewood. Red brick, Flemish bond, stone details, render on basement, slate roof. 2 storeys over basement, 3 first-floor windows. Central 4-panel door with overlight in stone surround of Tuscan 3/4 columns, entablature, cornice and blocking course continued as 1st-floor band. Tall 4-pane sashes with slightly segmental rubbed brick arches, rendered apron below. Smaller 4-pane sashes to 1st floor. Paired gutter brackets, end stacks forward of ridge. INTERIOR: not inspected. Built on the land of John Hebblethwaite, merchant, of Ridge House (demolished) whose great nephew, John Hillary, began the development of houses in the area. Henry Littlewood was a coach proprietor in Briggate; by 1861 the house was occupied by Henry Pritchard, flax merchant. (Beresford M: Walks Round Red Brick: Leeds University Press: 1980-: 22).

Listing NGR: SE2971434511


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Beresford, M , Walks Round Red Brick, (1980), 22


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 23 Mar 2005
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