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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1256095



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465262

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SE2835NE GROSVENOR ROAD, Headingley 714-1/65/748 (East side) 05/08/76 Hilly Ridge House (Formerly Listed as: GROSVENOR ROAD, Headingley Hilly Ridge House (Vice Chancellor's Residence, Leeds Univ) incl gateway to SW)


House. 1839, altered C20. For Joseph Matthew. Coursed stone, slate hipped roof. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Central stone doorway with pilasters and entablature. Sashes with glazing bars, plain sills and lintels, continuous 1st-floor sill band. Bracketed eaves, large square stacks left and right, behind ridge. C20 added single-storey range left. INTERIOR: not inspected. Joseph Matthew was the first occupier of 'Hill Ridge House'; he was a brass founder and axel maker of Camp Road, his works was in Little Neville Street. The house is now the residence of the Vice-Chancellor of Leeds University. (Douglas, J (Victorian Society) pers. comm.).

Listing NGR: SE2890035954

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National Grid Reference: SE 28900 35954


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