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Latitude: 53.7014 / 53°42'4"N
Longitude: -1.7817 / 1°46'53"W
OS Eastings: 414511
OS Northings: 422794
OS Grid: SE145227
Mapcode National: GBR JT0M.2W
Mapcode Global: WHC9V.L7S8
Entry Name: Town Hall
Listing Date: 2 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1133856
English Heritage Legacy ID: 338778
Location: Calderdale, HD6
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
SE 1422 NE
6/19 Town Hall
Town Hall. 1887. By John Lord (Brighouse) winner of a competition. Ashlar,
slate roof. 2 storeys. 5 bay symmetrical facade. Plinth, band, cornice
balustrade with large clock set within an open pediment c.1912. Doorway has
architrave, pilasters square lintel, apron inscribed 'PUBLIC OFFICES', cornice.
Plain windows to ground floor are set within broad banded pilasters. Windows to
first floor have cornice supported on consoles, the central of which has curved
Interior: Council chamber occupies 1st floor has highly decorative plaster
cornice and ceiling. Chairmans chair has carved reredos behind with canopy over
with pediment and drop finials. The rest of council benching has been removed
to form meeting room with modern mobile seating. D. Nortcliffe, Buildings of
Brighouse, (Brighouse 1978), p. 40.
Listing NGR: SE1451122794
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