RAILWAY TERRACE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138772

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: RAILWAY TERRACE, 117-136, ST STEPHEN'S STREET

Statutory Address: RAILWAY TERRACE, 97116, ST STEPHEN'S STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: RAILWAY TERRACE, 117-136, ST STEPHEN'S STREET

Statutory Address: RAILWAY TERRACE, 97116, ST STEPHEN'S STREET

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

District: Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 08331 22575

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST STEPHEN'S STREET 5112 Nos 117-136 (consecutive) Includes 97-116 (consecutive) SE 02 SE SP/598 Railway Terrace II GV Back-to-back terrace of 40 houses. 1840's for Colonel Edward Akroyd probably by W H Crossland. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Slate roof. Chamfered plinth. Tudor arched doors with ornamental strap hinges in stop-chamfered surrounds. End houses break forward under coped gables with 3 light mullion and transom windows to both floors and blind lancet above. Door in return elevation. Others have door with 3 light mullion and transom window to alternate sides with 3 light mullion window above but offset and single light to other side forming a pair with adjacent house. Nos 122/123 and 130/131 (also 102/103 and 110/111 Railway Terrace) similar but with shared gable dormer with paired single light with transom. All windows double chamfered. Projecting course at eaves provides continuous support to cast iron gutter. 9 stacks to ridge have plinth and tabling. Garden walls to St Stephen's Street in narrow sandstone with triangular copings. Important early example of planned industrial housing. N Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding (London 1979) p 170, D Linstrum, West Yorkshire Architects and Architecture (London 1978)p 135-6.

Listing NGR: SE0833122575

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 447625

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Linstrum, D, West Yorkshire Architects and Architecture, (1978), 135-136
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 170

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