3 AND 4, ALMA COTTAGES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256586

Date first listed: 22-Sep-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

Statutory Address: 3 AND 4, ALMA COTTAGES

Map

Ordnance survey map of 3 AND 4, ALMA COTTAGES
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Location

Statutory Address: 3 AND 4, 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 27784 36260

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2736SE ALMA COTTAGES, Headingley 714-1/61/713 (South side) 22/09/75 Nos.3 AND 4 (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-framed windows in rusticated surrounds. Arched entrances in left and right returns, probably original 4-panel door to No.3, small stone-roofed bay window and 2-light window in gable above. Elaborate eaves and roof detailing includes 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 pairs of cottages built on a narrow strip field shown on the 1850 Ordnance Survey map; the 1872 Directory shows that George Brown, gardener, and John Abbott, gardener, were the occupants, possibly working for the Alma Road house owners. (Porter's Directory of Leeds and Neighbourhood: 1872-).



Listing NGR: SE2778436260

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 464753

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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