Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256563

Date first listed: 22-Sep-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

Statutory Address: 7 AND 8, ALMA COTTAGES


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Statutory Address: 7 AND 8, ALMA COTTAGES

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 27812 36276


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SE2736SE ALMA COTTAGES, Headingley 714-1/61/715 (North side) 22/09/75 Nos.7 AND 8 (Formerly Listed as: ALMA COTTAGES, Headingley Nos.1-8 (Consecutive))


Pair of cottages. c1860. Coursed squared gritstone, slate roof. Gothic Revival style. One and a half storeys, 3 bays, the central bay gabled. Long and short ashlar quoins. Facade to roadway has cross-frame windows in rusticated surrounds to ground floor, paired single lights in gable. Arched entrances in left and right returns have probably original 4-panel doors, a small stone-roofed bay window, and 2-light window above. Elaborate eaves and roof details include deep carved wooden eaves brackets, fish-scale slates, crested ridge tiles and 2 large 4-flue corniced ridge stacks, some with tall crenellated chimney pots. INTERIOR: not inspected. One of a group of 4 semi-detached cottages built on a narrow strip field shown on the 1850 Ordnance Survey map; the 1872 Directory shows that they were occupied by Mrs Harriet Darfield, laundress, and Henry Gough, gardener; they were possibly built for servants working at the houses in Alma Road. (Porter's Directory of Leeds and Neighbourhood: 1872-).

Listing NGR: SE2781236276


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Legacy System number: 464776

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Books and journals
'Porters Directory of Leeds and Neighbourhood' in Porters Directory of Leeds and Neighbourhood, (1872)

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