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137-148, St Stephen's Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6999 / 53°41'59"N

Longitude: -1.8764 / 1°52'35"W

OS Eastings: 408256

OS Northings: 422616

OS Grid: SE082226

Mapcode National: GBR HTBN.KF

Mapcode Global: WHC9T.48QD

Entry Name: 137-148, St Stephen's Street

Listing Date: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447626

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

ST STEPHEN'S STREET
5112
Nos 137-148 (consecutive)
SE 02 SE SP/599
II GV
Terrace of 12 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.
3 light mullion and transom window to alternate sides with 3 light mullion window
above, some retain original glazing bars. Inner 10 houses paired with 5 gabled
dormers each of which has copings, kneelers and two single lights with transom
to the upper floor and later inserted paired windows below. Projecting course
at eaves provides continuous support to cast iron gutter. Gable ends quoined
with coped verges and kneelers. 6 square stacks to ridge have plinth, tabling
and vertical groove to each face. Garden walls 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: SE0825622616

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