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The Briggs Memorial Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Castleford, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7139 / 53°42'50"N

Longitude: -1.387 / 1°23'13"W

OS Eastings: 440556

OS Northings: 424340

OS Grid: SE405243

Mapcode National: GBR LTRH.JD

Mapcode Global: WHDBZ.NXR6

Entry Name: The Briggs Memorial Hall

Listing Date: 14 April 1975

Last Amended: 13 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342474

Location: Wakefield, WF10

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Altofts and Whitwood

Built-Up Area: Castleford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Castleford Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

CASTLEFORD WHITWOOD COMMON LANE
SE42SW
(north side)
4/12 The Briggs Memorial
14.4.1975 Hall (formerly listed
ast Castleford Briggs 5
Memorial Hall)
GV II
Meeting hall. c1907, by C. F. A. Voysey for Henry Briggs and Son. Roughcast
render on brick, tiled roof. Small rectangular 5-bay building in Arts and
Crafts style, with simple battered buttresses. The east gable end has a
canted flat-roofed porch with a doorway in the centre and a simple
rectangular window in each side; above the porch a rectangular sandstone
plaque lettered:-
IN MEMORY OF
ARTHUR CURRER BRIGGS
BORN 1855 DIED 1906
and above this a large lunette window with rectilinear-pattern glazing bars,
and a hoodmould with run-out ends. The side walls have smaller but similar
lunette windows at the top of each bay. Roof with swept eaves, barge-boarded
at the gable. Attached at each rear corner is a small single-cell building
of square section, with similar buttresses, a doorway in the front wall and a
small window in the side (probably toilets).


Listing NGR: SE4055624340

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