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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1134630
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340894
Location: Meltham, Kirklees, HD9
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
SE 10 NW WILSHAW ROAD
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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