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ARMITAGE BRIDGE HOUSE

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: ARMITAGE BRIDGE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1291073

Location

ARMITAGE BRIDGE HOUSE, ARMITAGE ROAD

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

County:

District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1978

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 339476

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ARMITAGE ROAD 1. 5113 Armitage Bridge SE 1313 47/128 Armitage Bridge House II 2. Early or mid C19. Ashlar. Hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. Moulded eaves cornice. Blocking course. 1st floor sill band. 5 ranges of sashes with glazing bars, central one breaking forward slightly. One storey porch projection: 2 fluted Ionic columns, full entablature and blocking course. One-storey wing to west, with moulded cornice and blocking course. Lower 2 storey wing to east: 3 ranges of sashes. Extension further east: one-storey, with 3-bay arcaded basement, serving as cartshed to stable yard; moulded eaves cornice; blocking course; one sash and one tripartite sash. 2 conservatories with wooden glazing bars, one at either end of rear elevation. Although plain, this elevation looks particularly fine at a distance, looking down the Holme Valley. Interior: although dilapidated, this is a fine specimen of early C19 interior decoration, with good neo-classical plaster cornices and wooden door surrounds. The 2 best rooms are in the south-east and south-west corners of the ground floor. Both have shallow segmental vaults, the south-east one quadripartite, with ribs and an anthemion centrepiece. This room also has a shallow recess on each side, framed by 2 pilasters with anthemion-ornamented capitals, and roundels on the entablature. Marble chimneypiece with 2 free-standing fluted Greek Doric columns. Hall has 2-bay arcade with fluted Tuscan columns and moulded voussoirs. Late C19 staircase with elaborate wooden balusters. Room in the west wing has a coved plaster ceiling.

Listing NGR: SE1365513452

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National Grid Reference: SE 13655 13452

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