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149-160, Railway Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.6999 / 53°41'59"N

Longitude: -1.8761 / 1°52'33"W

OS Eastings: 408278

OS Northings: 422616

OS Grid: SE082226

Mapcode National: GBR HTBN.MF

Mapcode Global: WHC9T.48WD

Entry Name: 149-160, Railway Terrace

Listing Date: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447627

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 149-160 (consecutive)
SE 02 SE SP/602
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. 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.
Important early example of planned industrial housing. N Pevsner, Yorkshire
West Riding (London 1979) p 170; D Linstrum, West Yorkshire Architects and Archi-
tecture (London 1978) p 135-6.

Listing NGR: SE0827822616

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