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The Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Meltham, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5839 / 53°35'2"N

Longitude: -1.8275 / 1°49'38"W

OS Eastings: 411519

OS Northings: 409716

OS Grid: SE115097

Mapcode National: GBR HVPZ.4Z

Mapcode Global: WHCBD.W5YV

Entry Name: The Almshouses

Listing Date: 24 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340894

Location: Meltham, Kirklees, HD9

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Meltham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Christ the King, Meltham

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

The Almshouses Nos. 5 & 6



One of three handed pairs of almshouses. 1871 by John Kirk of
Huddersfield, for Eleanor Hirst of Wilshaw, in memory of her daughter
Mary. Hammer dressed stone. Pitched slate roof with gable copings
and barge boards and tall stone stack to each gable. Two storeys.
Central single storey stone porch with hipped slate roof with barge
boards (replaced). Two open round arched entrances. To left and
right, ground floor, is 2-light window with round arched lights with
sashes, and hood mould. Single round arched sash to 1st floor which
extends above eaves level, as dormer, with hipped slate roof. Lean-
to extensions, of similar date, to each gable.

Listing NGR: SE1151909716

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

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