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51, Station Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7101 / 53°42'36"N

Longitude: -1.624 / 1°37'26"W

OS Eastings: 424912

OS Northings: 423811

OS Grid: SE249238

Mapcode National: GBR KT3J.6R

Mapcode Global: WHC9Y.00XK

Entry Name: 51, Station Road

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340959

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


4/53 No. 51


Formerly office and warehouse premises. Circa 1880. Ashlar.
Slate roof. 3 storeys and basement with moulded string between
1st and 2nd floors. On corner site. 7 bay rounded facade with
single gabled bay to left. The latter breaks forward and has open
round arched porch with red granite columns with very elaborately
carved capitals with foliage and sheep's head. Cornice is richly
carved with foliage. Keystone has carved bust. Paired window to
1st floor and triple group to 2nd floor with pilaster surrounds and
mullions with foliated capitals, round arched heads. Elaborately
carved frieze and cornice over and in gable pediment is shield held
by 2 sitting figures. Gable is surmounted by squatting dog. The
6 bays to right comprise round arched ground floor windows with nook
shafted jambs and carved voussoirs. Each large keystone has carved
animal or bird including monkey, owl, eagle and macaw. lst floor
windows are square headed with decorated frieze at impost level.
The 2nd floor windows form a continuous range of square headed lights
with impost band. Decorative cornice over with perforated parapet.
To right is round angle turret to 1st and 2nd floors, with windows
detailed as gable bay to left. Conical roof and richly carved under-
side. Round arched window below has keystone with carved bat.
Right return elevation of 3 bays with plain treatment.

Listing NGR: SE2491223811

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

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