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Railway Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.6996 / 53°41'58"N

Longitude: -1.8753 / 1°52'31"W

OS Eastings: 408331

OS Northings: 422575

OS Grid: SE083225

Mapcode National: GBR HTBN.TK

Mapcode Global: WHC9T.588P

Entry Name: Railway Terrace

Listing Date: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138772

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447625

Location: Calderdale, HX3

County: Calderdale

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

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Listing Text

Nos 117-136 (consecutive)
Includes 97-116 (consecutive)
SE 02 SE SP/598 Railway Terrace
Back-to-back terrace of 40 houses. 1840's for Colonel Edward Akroyd probably
by W H Crossland. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Slate roof.
Chamfered plinth. 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 122/123 and 130/131 (also 102/103 and
110/111 Railway Terrace) similar but with shared gable dormer with paired single
light with transom. All windows double chamfered. Projecting course at eaves
provides continuous support to cast iron gutter. 9 stacks to ridge have plinth
and tabling. Garden walls to St Stephen's Street in narrow 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: SE0833122575

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