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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Brighouse, Calderdale

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338778

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

BRIGHOUSE BRIGGATE
SE 1422 NE
6/19 Town Hall

G.V. II

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
pediment.

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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