7 AND 8, ALMA COTTAGES

Overview

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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Location

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

Details

LEEDS

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))

GV II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
464776
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/12236/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Krystyna Szulecka. Source Historic England Archive
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