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Ridings Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7286 / 53°43'42"N

Longitude: -1.6642 / 1°39'50"W

OS Eastings: 422254

OS Northings: 425853

OS Grid: SE222258

Mapcode National: GBR JTTB.H4

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.DJSY

Plus Code: 9C5WP8HP+C8

Entry Name: Ridings Hall

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340929

Location: Birstall and Birkenshaw, Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Birstall and Birkenshaw

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Birstall St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Detached residence, now flats. Early C.19. incorporating early C.18
building. Hammer dressed stone with quoins. Stone slate roof.
2 storeys. 5 bays. Boldly castellated parapet. Group of 4 tall
ashlar stacks. Bays 2 and 4 are slender and break forward, each with
door with fanlight and deep lintel with double half round mouldings.
2-light window to each bay, both floors. To rear is very large central
thermal window, and 3 double chamfered windows, with no mullions. The
right side elevation has continuous hollow chamfered drip moulding,
presumably from earlier buildings, which is broken by the C.19 openings.

The house was the home of Ellen Nussey, friend and correspondent of
Charlotte Bronte.

Listing NGR: SE1441123012

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