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TOWN 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: TOWN HALL

List entry Number: 1133856

Location

TOWN HALL, BRIGGATE

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338778

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRIGHOUSE BRIGGATE SE 1422 NE 6/19 Town Hall G.V. II

Town Hall. 1887. By John Lord (Brighouse) winner of a competition. Ashlar, slate roof. 2 storeys. 5 bay symmetrical facade. Plinth, band, cornice balustrade with large clock set within an open pediment c.1912. Doorway has architrave, pilasters square lintel, apron inscribed 'PUBLIC OFFICES', cornice. Plain windows to ground floor are set within broad banded pilasters. Windows to first floor have cornice supported on consoles, the central of which has curved pediment.

Interior: Council chamber occupies 1st floor has highly decorative plaster cornice and ceiling. Chairmans chair has carved reredos behind with canopy over with pediment and drop finials. The rest of council benching has been removed to form meeting room with modern mobile seating. D. Nortcliffe, Buildings of Brighouse, (Brighouse 1978), p. 40.

Listing NGR: SE1451122794

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Nortcliffe, D, Buildings of Brighouse, (1978), 40

National Grid Reference: SE 14511 22794

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