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Sister's Houses

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7227 / 53°43'21"N

Longitude: -1.6884 / 1°41'18"W

OS Eastings: 420657

OS Northings: 425185

OS Grid: SE206251

Mapcode National: GBR JTND.88

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.1P8H

Entry Name: Sister's Houses

Listing Date: 11 June 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341042

Location: Kirklees, BD19

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Liversedge and Gomersal

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Gomersal St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 22 NW SPENBOROUGH MB LOWER LANE
GOMERSAL
2/135
Nos. 50, 52 & 54
11.6.80 Sister's Houses

II


Terrace of houses, formerly girls boarding school. 1798, No. 52 mid C.19.
Built for the Moravian Church. Red brick. Stone quoins. Stone slate
roofs, No. 52 is taller with copings. Two storeys. Nos. 50 and 54 are
each of 4 bays with sashes with keystones. Doorways have fanlight,
architrave and small cornice. No. 52 is set back slightly, and has 3
bays of sashes with plaster lintels. The doorway has fanlight,
architrave and small cornice.

In 1811 they became private houses and Miss Wooler, Charlotte Bronte's
governess, lived in the middle house.


Listing NGR: SE2065725185

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

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