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Numbers 13, 15, 17, 19, 21 and 23 and Including Boundary Wall, Piers, Steps and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7111 / 53°42'40"N

Longitude: -1.6261 / 1°37'33"W

OS Eastings: 424778

OS Northings: 423922

OS Grid: SE247239

Mapcode National: GBR KT2J.RD

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.ZZVB

Entry Name: Numbers 13, 15, 17, 19, 21 and 23 and Including Boundary Wall, Piers, Steps and Railings

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134614

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340955

Location: Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Batley East

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Batley St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


4/49 Nos. 13, 15, 17, 19, 21
& 23 & including boundary
wall, piers, steps and


Including No. 1 SOOTHILL LANE, BATLEY. Formerly industrial or
warehousing, now shop and part disused. Circa 1870. Ashlar
Italian Gothic facade. Pitched slate roof. 3 storeys and
basement with decorative frieze between ground and 1st floors and
simple double string between 1st and 2nd floors. On corner site, 8
bays by 3 bays with 2 bays across corner which is surmounted by steep
pyramidal roof with fishscale slating and decorative ironwork to top.
Doorways and windows are round arched with alternately coloured
voussoirs and pointed hood moulds, those to ground floor have
carved grotesque bats and beasts at point of intersection.
Ground floor openings are separated by paired engaged columns with
foliated capitals including acanthus, vines, thistles, roses and
passion flowers. In tympanum over each door is oculus. Panelled
double doors, some with elaborately foliated frieze. Ground floor
windows have ashlar apron with 5 plain shields. 1st floor windows
have alternately coloured voussoirs and impost band with richly
carved foliage of various types. 2nd floor windows form continuous
range and number 2 per bay. Arched brackets support moulded eaves
cornice with blocking course on 8 bay facade. Perforated parapet
surmounts the 2 shorter facades. Left elevation is of 5 storeys
and 4 bays of plain windows with segmental shouldered, square and
round arched heads, to lst, 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors respectively,
and later shop windows to ground floor.

Listing NGR: SE2477823922

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

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