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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.


List entry Number: 1229273



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


District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1977

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 404112

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NORTHUMBERLAND STREET 1. 5113 (North Side) No 9 (Friendly and Trades Club) SE 1416 NE 2/1064 23.2.77 II 2. Foundation stone laid 1859. Former Mechanics' Institute. Hammer dressed stone. Hipped slate roof. One storey. Full entablature; frieze part ornamented with scroll motif, part inscribed "Mechanics Institution". console-shaped modillions. 3 blind arches with moulded voussoirs and continuous moulded imposts, and wreathed roundels in tympana. Each one surmounts tripartite opening, divided by Tuscan pilasters, the flanking openings have sash windows, central opening has double doors with 10 panels up flight of steps flanked by moulded and fluted cast iron torcheres. Continuous plain sill band. Area with 2 tripartite sashes, and cast iron railings with spear finials. 2 C18 wings to rear of main block. One faces Northgate, and is built of hammer dressed stone, with a hipped stone slate roof. 3 storeys. Modillioned eaves cornice. Raised quoins. 5 ranges of sashes with glazing bars in plain raised surrounds. Door with 4 fielded panels and fanlight in moulded surround with cornice: rusticated ashlar zone between door and 1st floor window above. The other faces Friendly Street, and is built of hammer-dressed stone, with a pitched stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 2 stone mullioned sashes on 1st floor, one 4-light and one 3-light.

Listing NGR: SE1461016999

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National Grid Reference: SE 14610 16999


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