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SISTER'S HOUSES

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: SISTER'S HOUSES

List entry Number: 1134607

Location

SISTER'S HOUSES, 50-54, LOWER LANE

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

County:

District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1980

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 341042

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 22 NW SPENBOROUGH MB LOWER LANE GOMERSAL 2/135 Nos. 50, 52 & 54 11.6.80 Sister's Houses

II

Terrace of houses, formerly girls boarding school. 1798, No. 52 mid C.19. Built for the Moravian Church. Red brick. Stone quoins. Stone slate roofs, No. 52 is taller with copings. Two storeys. Nos. 50 and 54 are each of 4 bays with sashes with keystones. Doorways have fanlight, architrave and small cornice. No. 52 is set back slightly, and has 3 bays of sashes with plaster lintels. The doorway has fanlight, architrave and small cornice.

In 1811 they became private houses and Miss Wooler, Charlotte Bronte's governess, lived in the middle house.

Listing NGR: SE2065725185

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National Grid Reference: SE 20657 25185

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