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Latitude: 53.6991 / 53°41'56"N
Longitude: -1.8738 / 1°52'25"W
OS Eastings: 408431
OS Northings: 422522
OS Grid: SE084225
Mapcode National: GBR HTCN.4Q
Mapcode Global: WHC9T.59Z1
Entry Name: Railway Terrace
Listing Date: 19 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138771
English Heritage Legacy ID: 447624
Location: Calderdale, HX3
Electoral Ward/Division: Skircoat
Built-Up Area: Halifax
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Halifax All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
ST STEPHEN'S STREET
Nos 61-79 (consecutive)
Includes 79-96 (consecutive)
SE 02 SE SP/597 Railway Terrace
Back-to-back terrace of 36 houses, 1840's for Colonel Edward Akroyd probably
by W H Crossland. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Slate roof.
Tudor arched doors with ornamental strap hinges in stop-chamfered surrounds.
End houses break forward under coped gables with 3 light mullion and transom
windows to both floors and blind lancet above. Door in return elevation. Others
have door with 3 light mullion and transom window to alternate sides with 3
light mullion window above but offset and single light to other side forming
a pair with adjacent house. Nos 66/67 and 72/73 (also 84/85 and 90/91 Railway
Terrace) similar but with shared gabled dormer with paired single light with
transom. All windows double chamfered. Projecting course at eaves provides
continuous support to cast iron gutter. 10 stacks to ridge have plinth and
tabling. Garden walls to St Stephen's Street in narrow coursed sandstone with
triangular copings. Important early example of planned industrial housing.
N Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding, (London 1979) p 170; D Linstrum, West Yorkshire
Architects and Architecture (London 1978) p 135-6.
Listing NGR: SE0843122522
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