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A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6562 / 53°39'22"N

Longitude: -1.8083 / 1°48'29"W

OS Eastings: 412766

OS Northings: 417758

OS Grid: SE127177

Mapcode National: GBR HVT5.93

Mapcode Global: WHCB1.6C5G

Entry Name: Oakwood

Listing Date: 29 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339992

Location: Kirklees, HD3

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenhead

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lindley St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 2
SE 1217 27/669
Mid C19. Hammer dressed stone. Ashlar dressings. Hipped slate roof. 2 storeys.
Bracketed eaves cornice. Strings. 4 ranges of round-arched sashes, paired
on 1st floor, with foliage capitalled colonnettes, moulded voussoirs and keystones.
Ground floor windows have moulded surrounds and raised frames with dentilled
and modillioned cornices, foliage panels and spandrels. 2 left-hand bays break
forward. Porch in re-entrant angle, with 9 pink granite columns on raised
bases connected by openwork balustrade, moulded voussoirs and elaborately carved
keystones dentilled and modillioned cornice, open balustrade with carved piers
and moulded cornice. 4 steps up with quadrant-shaped retaining walls carrying
gadrooned and sculpted urns. Door with 4 moulded panels, semi-circular fanlight,
moulded surround with colonnettes with foliage capitals. North front similar:
3 ranges with canted ground floor bay at right hand: panelled plinth, piers
with foliage capitals, entablature and parapet as porch.
Interior. Full height top-lit hall with bracketed cornice, some plaster decoration,
patterned floor of very brightly coloured tiles and staircase with elaborate
newels and bulbous balusters with foliage stems. One room with particularly
fine plaster ceiling.

Listing NGR: SE1276617758

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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