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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: 149-160, RAILWAY TERRACE

List entry Number: 1138774



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


District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 447627

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RAILWAY TERRACE 5112 Nos 149-160 (consecutive) SE 02 SE SP/602 II GV Terrace of 12 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. 3 light mullion and transom window to alternate sides with 3 light mullion window above. Inner 10 houses paired with 5 gabled dormers each of which has copings, kneelers and two single lights with transom to the upper floor and later inserted paired windows below. Projecting course at eaves provides continuous support to cast iron gutter. Gable ends quoined with coped verges and kneelers. 6 square stacks to ridge have plinth, tabling and vertical groove to each face. Important early example of planned industrial housing. N Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding (London 1979) p 170; D Linstrum, West Yorkshire Architects and Archi- tecture (London 1978) p 135-6.

Listing NGR: SE0827822616

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SE 08278 22616


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