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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096083
English Heritage Legacy ID: 490049
Location: Kirklees, HD1
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
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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