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Royds Mount

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6476 / 53°38'51"N

Longitude: -1.8137 / 1°48'49"W

OS Eastings: 412413

OS Northings: 416807

OS Grid: SE124168

Mapcode National: GBR HVS8.45

Mapcode Global: WHCB1.3LM0

Entry Name: Royds Mount

Listing Date: 29 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340181

Location: Kirklees, HD1

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenhead

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lindley St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Royds Mount
SE 1216 33/860
Mid C19. Hammer-dressed stone. Ashlar dressings. Pitched slate roof. Coped
gables on kneelers. 2 storeys and attics. Entrance front has 3 ranges of
windows, all grouped trefoil-headed sashes, separated by detached colonnettes
with delicate foliage capitals. 1st floor windows have hoodmoulds with some
figurative label stops. South range (gabled) has a 2-storey canted bay, each
side gabled, and grotesque heads at junctions of gables: moulded cornice above
ground floor: blind quatrefoil panelling between the stories: 1st floor windows
trefoil-headed, ground floor windows 2-centred with cusps. Other windows also
2-centred with cusps: 2-light and 3-light respectively in centre and north
ranges, 5-light in the oblong bay on the ground floor of the north range.
Gabled porch with finely carved grotesque animals at corners: 3 trefoil-headed
arches with hoodmould and figurative label stops, taken on columns, each with
different, finely carved capitals. Double doors with ornamental iron hinges
and stained glass panels, in moulded trefoiled arch.
South front has an ashlar verandah of 4 arched bays. Clustered columns with
foliate capitals taking moulded cusped 2-centred arches with pierced quatrefoils
in spandrels. Balustrade of pierced quatrefoils. Slightly projecting gabled
bay to west with canted ground floor bay: crenellated parapet. 1st floor window
on very highly carved oriel, with hipped and crocketed stone roof. Both windows
have 2-centred arched lights, cusped, on colonnettes with delicate foliage
Elaborately moulded rainwaterheads and spirally fluted downpipes fixed to wall
by ornamental brackets.

Listing NGR: SE1241316807

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

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