Lacy House

18 Jun 2000
Lacy House, 1, 2/4 Underbank Avenue, Blackshaw, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, HX7 6PP
Photograph (Digital)


This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SD 92 NE BLACKSHAW C.P. (off) UNDERBANK AVENUE SD 971265 Charlestown 7/43 Nos. 1, 2/4 Lacy House -


House, initialled and dated "IR 1793", now in 2 occupations. Ashlar front, watershot masonry to sides and rear, stone slate roof. 2 storeys and attic.

5-bay symmetrical facade. Plinth, eaves band with gutter brackets. Doorway approached up 2 steps has architrave and segmental pediment. The tympanum bears date in relief. 12-paned sash windows. Bays 1 and 2 have altered glazing.

Return walls have quoins and simple Venetian window to attic and well-dressed gable stacks. Rear has central doorway with monolithic jambs the lintel of which forms the sill of tall stair-window which retains original small pane glazing and Gothic glazed semi-circular-arched head. To either side 3-light flat faced mullioned stepped window to each floor. Right bay altered.

Interior: Cantilevered dog-leg stair has decorative cast and wrought iron staircase one riser of which has cast iron plate bearing initials and date. Of similar character to No. 21 Underbank Avenue (q.v.) built 5 years earlier for Christopher Rawdon. It is likely that the initials refer to J. Rawdon.

Listing NGR: SD9709626480


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1072 IOE Records taken by Norman Hurst; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Norman Hurst. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Hurst, Norman

Rights Holder: Hurst, Norman


Ashlar, Stone, Georgian House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling

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