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Civic Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Brighouse, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7017 / 53°42'6"N

Longitude: -1.7794 / 1°46'45"W

OS Eastings: 414658

OS Northings: 422831

OS Grid: SE146228

Mapcode National: GBR JT0M.KS

Mapcode Global: WHC9V.M7V1

Entry Name: Civic Hall

Listing Date: 2 December 1983

Last Amended: 17 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338766

Location: Calderdale, HD6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Brighouse

Built-Up Area: Brighouse

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brighouse Saint Martin

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 1422 NE BRIGHOUSE

-/6/4 BETHEL STREET
(North side)

Nos. 2, 4 & 6 Civic Hall

II


the 1st sentence of the description shall be amended to read:-

'Includes Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, & 9 Bradford Road.'

SE 1422 NE
BRIGHOUSE
-/6/4 BRADFORD ROAD
(West side)

2.12.83
Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, & 9

II

See under: Nos.2, 4 & 6 Civic Hall BETHEL STREET.

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BRIGHOUSE BETHEL STREET
SE 1422 NE (north side)

6/4 Nos. 2, 4 & 6 (Civic Hall)

II

Includes Nos. 3 and 5 Bradford Road. Originally the Town Hall, 1868 by
Mallinson and Barber (Halifax), used as a theatre from 1880, a magistrates court
from 1898 and a cinema from 1902 to 1959. Opened as a Civic Hall 1968. 1st
floor hall with ground floor shops. Set at a splayed angle to front 2 streets.
Hammer-dressed stone, with ashlar dressings, slate roof. Bethel Street facade
of 3 storeys and 5 symmetrical bays. Ground floor has rusticated bands and 3
segmental arched window openings with joggled voussoirs and vermiculated
keystone flanked by semi-circular arched doorways with moulded heads and
projecting keystone. Band. 1st floor has 4 sash windows (some of which retain
their original 12 panes) with architrave, elliptical arch with keystone, cornice
the outer bays are surmounted by pediments over which are circular blind
openings with 2-light mullioned windows between with plain surrounds. Band,
cornice and blocking course with hipped roof and central stack. Right hand
return wall fronting Bradford Road has 2 similar ground floor windows surviving
in a 7-bay facade. 2 storeys. 1st floor has sash windows the outer of which
retain their glazing of 12 panes set within a blind arcade with semi-circular
arches with hoodmould and keystone. Outer bays have shell motif within arch.
Between each bay are circles. D. Nortcliffe, Buildings of Brighouse,
(Brighouse 1978), p.37.


Listing NGR: SE1465822831

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