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CIVIC HALL

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.

Name: CIVIC HALL

List entry Number: 1133850

Location

1,3,5,7 AND 9, BRADFORD ROAD
CIVIC HALL, 2, 4 AND 6, BETHEL STREET

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

County:

District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Dec-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Mar-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338766

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 1422 NE BRIGHOUSE

-/6/4 BETHEL STREET (North side) Nos. 2, 4 & 6 Civic Hall

II

the 1st sentence of the description shall be amended to read:-

'Includes Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, & 9 Bradford Road.'

SE 1422 NE BRIGHOUSE -/6/4 BRADFORD ROAD (West side) 2.12.83 Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, & 9

II

See under: Nos.2, 4 & 6 Civic Hall BETHEL STREET.

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BRIGHOUSE BETHEL STREET SE 1422 NE (north side) 6/4 Nos. 2, 4 & 6 (Civic Hall)

II

Includes Nos. 3 and 5 Bradford Road. Originally the Town Hall, 1868 by Mallinson and Barber (Halifax), used as a theatre from 1880, a magistrates court from 1898 and a cinema from 1902 to 1959. Opened as a Civic Hall 1968. 1st floor hall with ground floor shops. Set at a splayed angle to front 2 streets. Hammer-dressed stone, with ashlar dressings, slate roof. Bethel Street facade of 3 storeys and 5 symmetrical bays. Ground floor has rusticated bands and 3 segmental arched window openings with joggled voussoirs and vermiculated keystone flanked by semi-circular arched doorways with moulded heads and projecting keystone. Band. 1st floor has 4 sash windows (some of which retain their original 12 panes) with architrave, elliptical arch with keystone, cornice the outer bays are surmounted by pediments over which are circular blind openings with 2-light mullioned windows between with plain surrounds. Band, cornice and blocking course with hipped roof and central stack. Right hand return wall fronting Bradford Road has 2 similar ground floor windows surviving in a 7-bay facade. 2 storeys. 1st floor has sash windows the outer of which retain their glazing of 12 panes set within a blind arcade with semi-circular arches with hoodmould and keystone. Outer bays have shell motif within arch. Between each bay are circles. D. Nortcliffe, Buildings of Brighouse, (Brighouse 1978), p.37.

Listing NGR: SE1465822831

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Nortcliffe, D, Buildings of Brighouse, (1978), 37

National Grid Reference: SE 14658 22831

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