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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1116680



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


District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Denby Dale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Nov-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 442903

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The following buildings shall be added:- DENBY DALE SE21SW CUTTLEHURST, Scisset (East side) 554-/1/10003 Engine House Nortonthorpe Mills


Engine house. 1885-6. Built for Norton & Co Ltd. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and stone slate roofwith 2 circular metal ventilators and bracketed eaves with wooden guttering. Single storey. 5 windows. Main south-west facade has 5 large round headed openings with ashlar hoods, keystones and linking impost band. The central opening has a single glazed door with side lights, all these openings have renewed C20 glazing. A single similar round headed to the south-east. Interior. Retains its original 1885 Pollitt & Wigzell steam engine. It is ofa unique 3 piston rod tandem, compound condensing design made solely by Pollitt & Wigzell, and this is the only known'surviving long stroke example. It was originally named Empress, but after being overhauled in 1906 it was re-named Violet after the birth of the owner, G H Norton's daughter.

Listing NGR: SE2464310052

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National Grid Reference: SE 24643 10052


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