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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138773
English Heritage Legacy ID: 447626
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 137-148 (consecutive)
SE 02 SE SP/599
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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