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Ridgemount

A Grade II Listed Building in Lindley, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6583 / 53°39'29"N

Longitude: -1.8159 / 1°48'57"W

OS Eastings: 412260

OS Northings: 417991

OS Grid: SE122179

Mapcode National: GBR HVR4.NB

Mapcode Global: WHCB1.29JV

Entry Name: Ridgemount

Listing Date: 29 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417421

Location: Kirklees, HD3

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Lindley

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lindley St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/01/2012


SE 1217 27/1253
5113


TALBOT AVENUE
(North Side)
Lindley
Ridgemount


II


Ridgemount was built in 1922-3 by Joseph Berry & Sons, Architects, for Ralph Murgatroyd. Joseph Berry was an admirer of Edgar Wood who built the adjacent Briarcourt (Listed Grade II). Hammer dressed stone. Ashlar dressings. Pitched stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Some gables, coped and linked by low parapet. Mullioned and transomed windows, chamfered. Broad canted bay at east end. Parapeted. Porch with crenellated parapet and door with cornices, leaded lights and ornamental Arts and Crafts cast iron hinges. Various Arts and Crafts rainwater heads and junction boxes with embossed ornament. Interior. Hall has Jacobethan wainscotting and moulded plaster ceiling with arabesque ornament. Main south-east room has more elaborate wainscotting, with ornamented panelled pilasters, dentilled cornice, and many panels carved with arabesque ornament: chimneypiece flanked by Tuscan colonnettes, and overmantel with applied Ionic balusters: particularly elaborate brass fingerplates and spirally fluted door handles.


Listing NGR: SE1226017991

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/01/2012


SE 1217 27/1253
5113


TALBOT AVENUE
(North Side)
Lindley
Ridgemount


II


Ridgemount was built in 1922-3 by Joseph Berry & Sons, Architects, for Ralph Murgatroyd. Joseph Berry was an admirer of Edgar Wood who built the adjacent Briarcourt (Listed Grade II). Hammer dressed stone. Ashlar dressings. Pitched stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Some gables, coped and linked by low parapet. Mullioned and transomed windows, chamfered. Broad canted bay at east end. Parapeted. Porch with crenellated parapet and door with cornices, leaded lights and ornamental Arts and Crafts cast iron hinges. Various Arts and Crafts rainwater heads and junction boxes with embossed ornament. Interior. Hall has Jacobethan wainscotting and moulded plaster ceiling with arabesque ornament. Main south-east room has more elaborate wainscotting, with ornamented panelled pilasters, dentilled cornice, and many panels carved with arabesque ornament: chimneypiece flanked by Tuscan colonnettes, and overmantel with applied Ionic balusters: particularly elaborate brass fingerplates and spirally fluted door handles.


Listing NGR: SE1226017991

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