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Great Northern Shed

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7191 / 53°43'8"N

Longitude: -1.855 / 1°51'17"W

OS Eastings: 409666

OS Northings: 424747

OS Grid: SE096247

Mapcode National: GBR HTHF.6K

Mapcode Global: WHC9M.GSW8

Entry Name: Great Northern Shed

Listing Date: 15 April 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447634

Location: Calderdale, HX1

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Halifax The Minster Church of St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

In the entry for-

(east side)
SE 0924 NE Great Northern Shed
(south side)

The address shall be amended to read:-

(east side)
SE 0924 NE Great Northem Shed
(south side)


(east side)
SE 0924 NE
Great Northern Shed
Railway engine shed. Built 1885 for the Lancashire and Yorkshire
and Great Northern Railway Companies. Dressed stone with ashlar
dressings and slate roofs. 2 storey curved east front 10 bays,
each bay topped by a shallow gable with a pilaster between and
a thick first floor band. The ground floor has a pair of metal
frame glazing bar windows to each bay. North front 5 bays, with
engine openings below, one masked by a single storey office wing
with chimney stack, and above 5 metal frame glazing bar windows,
one replaced by a fire door. The west front, 10 bays, also topped
by shallow gables with pilasters between and a thick first floor
band. The ground floor has a pair of metal frame glazing bar
windows to each bay, with above the scar of the original engine
canopy and above again pairs of segment headed metal frame
windows. South front 5 bays , with single window then 3 engine
openings, and then to the right a 2 storey 4-bay office wing.

N.B.The building referred to in this schedule is The Great
Northern Shed, off South Parade, Halifax ( NGR SE 0924 NE ) On
18th February 1991 this building was added to the 70th list of
Buildings of Special architectural or historic interest in the
City of Bradford in error. The building has now been deleted from
the 70th list in the City of Bradford.

Listing NGR: SE0966624747

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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