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Railway Coal Chutes and Tramway with Walls and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6579 / 53°39'28"N

Longitude: -1.7787 / 1°46'43"W

OS Eastings: 414723

OS Northings: 417954

OS Grid: SE147179

Mapcode National: GBR JV04.QH

Mapcode Global: WHCB1.NB64

Entry Name: Railway Coal Chutes and Tramway with Walls and Gates

Listing Date: 8 April 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490049

Location: Kirklees, HD1

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenhead

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woodhouse Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


(East side)
Railway Coal Chutes and Tramway with
Walls and Gates


Forty Coal chutes or drops. 1900. Built by the London & North Western Railway for the Huddersfield Corporation Tramways. Timber, iron and blue engineering brick with ashlar dressings.
Rubble stone boundary wall has two broad gateways each with 2 square gate-piers topped with pyramidal ashlar caps. Either side curved rubble stone retaining walls rise to height of the chutes with single tall square stone piers at each corner.
40 coal chutes are each divided by solid blue brick piers with ashlar banding. Timber structure and top decking has iron chutes which are operated by visible cogs and gearing.

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