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The Second Hall (To South West of Lees Hall)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6758 / 53°40'32"N

Longitude: -1.6488 / 1°38'55"W

OS Eastings: 423296

OS Northings: 419984

OS Grid: SE232199

Mapcode National: GBR JTXY.T1

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.NV1X

Entry Name: The Second Hall (To South West of Lees Hall)

Listing Date: 30 June 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340744

Location: Kirklees, WF12

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury South

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornhill Lees Holy Innocents with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

DEWSBURY CB LEES HALL ROAD
SE 21 NW (Thornhill Lees)
5/59
The 2nd hall (to south-
30/6/49 west of Lees Hall)

G.V. II*


House, added to the former west wing of the main hall, now detached
and used for storage. C17 though the east part is a C19 addition.
Deeply coursed ashlar facade with plinth. Stone slate roof with
hollow chamfered copings to left. Two storeys, 3 bays, rectangular
plan. Windows are double chamfered. To the left, 1st floor, is a
12-light mullioned and transomed window with hood mould and gable
over. Below is a 4-light and a 2-light window and a chamfered doorway
all under a common~hood mould. A further entrance to the right of
this with cleanly cut triangular lintel. Above this, to 1st floor,
is a 2-light window. A good projecting reducing chimney breast with
square ashlar diagonally set stack. A single bay to the right, with
5-light window to ground floor and 4-light window to 1st floor, both
with hood mould. The left gable has a broad projecting chimney
breast, but no stack. The other walls mainly C19.

6 king post trusses with 2 purlins to each pitch, support the roof.
King posts braced to ridge. An upper room formerly had plasterwork
resembling that in the Hall (q.v.).
Graded II* for group value with Thornhill Lees Hall.


Listing NGR: SE2329619984

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