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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkburton, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6144 / 53°36'51"N

Longitude: -1.713 / 1°42'46"W

OS Eastings: 419082

OS Northings: 413127

OS Grid: SE190131

Mapcode National: GBR JVGN.Y2

Mapcode Global: WHCB8.NFH0

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 29 August 1978

Last Amended: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135339

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341202

Location: Kirkburton, Kirklees, HD8

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Kirkburton

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kirkburton All Hallows

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 11 SE PENISTONE ROAD
(east side)
5/87 Kirkburton

29th August 1978 Town Hall (formerly
listed as Springfield
House)

G.V. II


Large detached former house. Early C19. Ashlar with plinth. Hipped
slate roof with later small raised glass lantern. Ashlar stacks. Two
storeys. Continuous 1st floor sill band, moulded eaves cornice and
blocking course. 3-bay front, 4-bay sides. Sash windows with glazing
bars, full length on ground floor. Central door to main front. 3 steps
lead to portico with fluted columns with 'Tower of the Winds' capitals
and backing pilasters. Full dentilled entablature. Staircase window
to right side.

Interior: Elliptical arched central lobby. Moulded plaster cornices
and panels to ceiling. Panelled doors with moulded plaster pediments
over with foliage and fruit, all to same design. Shuttered windows.
Curving stone staircase with wrought iron baluster and mahogany rail.
The soffit of each step is shaped. The decoration to the rooms has
been altered.


Listing NGR: SE1908213127

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

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