Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1289646

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Sep-1978



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District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 14544 15940


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FIRTH STREET 1. 5113 (North Side) Priestroyd Mills SE 1415 39/515 21.3.77. II GV 2. 1835 and 1869. Hammer-dressed stone. Pitched slate roof. Block on corner of Firth Street and Queen Street South 1869. 5 storeys to Firth Street, 4 to Queen Street South. Modillion eaves cornice. Coped gable ends on kneelers. 14 ranges of industrial windows to Queen Street South, 17 to Firth Street. Chief feature is impressive chateau-like tower at the corner, of irregular plan, its acute angle blunted: one storey higher than rest and crowned by steep pitched tiled roof, with gabled lucarnes near top, and elaborate cast iron cresting near apex. Near base is ashlar plaque, inscribed "Priestroyd Mills 1869". Block to east, along Firth Street frontage presumably 1835. One storey. Coped gable ends. 15 round-arched windows with vermiculated voussoirs and plain continuous imposts. 3 windows at west end have mezzanine floor. Chimney (to north of 1835 block) has octagonal red brick stack. Gates (at east end of 1835 block) have 2 cast iron depressed arches, one broad, one very narrow with "Priestroyd Iron Works 1835" in relief. Gates appear to be slightly later: elaborate pattern, ornamental finials.

Listing NGR: SE1454415940


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Legacy System number: 339843

Legacy System: LBS

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