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Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 14440 16469


NEW STREET 1. 5113 (East Side) No 71 SE 1416 SW 3/939 II 2. 1897-8. Architect Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick and moulded terracotta. Pink marble plinth. Pitched slate roof. 3 storeys and attic. Moulded stringcourse above ground floor. Moulded eaves cornice. Large gabled bays break forward slightly on south side, and (diagonally placed) on corner: small gabled bay on west side, over doorway. Ground floor modern, apart from east bay of south front which has one arched window with moulded surround, and north bay of west front which contains doorway. This is of pink marble up to impost level, has paired columns taking moulded pointed arch with gable over. Door has traceried fanlight and moulded transom with "Prudential Assurance" in good contemporary lettering. All windows are casements with mullions and transoms (windows in gables have mullions only), in moulded oblong frames (windows in 2 large gables have moulded round-arched frames). Some windows are vertically linked with panelled zones in between. West front has statue in canopied niche, once taken on a buttress. South front has "Prudential Assurance Buildings" in good contemporary lettering.

Listing NGR: SE1444016469


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 22 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02244/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stanley Sykes. Source Historic England Archive
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