NUMBERS 13, 15, 17, 19, 21 AND 23 AND INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL, PIERS, STEPS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134614

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1984

Statutory Address: 1, SOOTHILL LANE

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 13, 15, 17, 19, 21 AND 23 AND INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL, PIERS, STEPS AND RAILINGS, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21 AND 23, STATION ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of NUMBERS 13, 15, 17, 19, 21 AND 23 AND INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL, PIERS, STEPS AND RAILINGS
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Location

Statutory Address: 1, SOOTHILL LANE

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 13, 15, 17, 19, 21 AND 23 AND INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL, PIERS, STEPS AND RAILINGS, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21 AND 23, STATION ROAD

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

District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 24778 23922

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Details

SE 22 SW BATLEY MB STATION ROAD (east side) BATLEY

4/49 Nos. 13, 15, 17, 19, 21 & 23 & including boundary wall, piers, steps and railings

G.V. II

Including No. 1 SOOTHILL LANE, BATLEY. Formerly industrial or warehousing, now shop and part disused. Circa 1870. Ashlar Italian Gothic facade. Pitched slate roof. 3 storeys and basement with decorative frieze between ground and 1st floors and simple double string between 1st and 2nd floors. On corner site, 8 bays by 3 bays with 2 bays across corner which is surmounted by steep pyramidal roof with fishscale slating and decorative ironwork to top. Doorways and windows are round arched with alternately coloured voussoirs and pointed hood moulds, those to ground floor have carved grotesque bats and beasts at point of intersection. Ground floor openings are separated by paired engaged columns with foliated capitals including acanthus, vines, thistles, roses and passion flowers. In tympanum over each door is oculus. Panelled double doors, some with elaborately foliated frieze. Ground floor windows have ashlar apron with 5 plain shields. 1st floor windows have alternately coloured voussoirs and impost band with richly carved foliage of various types. 2nd floor windows form continuous range and number 2 per bay. Arched brackets support moulded eaves cornice with blocking course on 8 bay facade. Perforated parapet surmounts the 2 shorter facades. Left elevation is of 5 storeys and 4 bays of plain windows with segmental shouldered, square and round arched heads, to lst, 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors respectively, and later shop windows to ground floor.

Listing NGR: SE2477823922

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Legacy System number: 340955

Legacy System: LBS

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