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Britannia Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Elland, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6876 / 53°41'15"N

Longitude: -1.8394 / 1°50'21"W

OS Eastings: 410701

OS Northings: 421249

OS Grid: SE107212

Mapcode National: GBR HTLS.KV

Mapcode Global: WHC9T.QK8W

Plus Code: 9C5WM5Q6+26

Entry Name: Britannia Buildings

Listing Date: 24 January 1968

Last Amended: 6 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338435

Location: Elland, Calderdale, HX5

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Elland

Built-Up Area: Elland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Elland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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ELLAND
BRIGGATE
Britannia Buildings
(formerly listed as Premises Formerly Occupied by the Halifax and Huddersfield Banking Company)

24.1.68
II
Former bank, 1893 by E. W. Johnson of Southport for the Halifax and Huddersfield Banking Company. Ashlar, with Aberdeen granite columns. Giant Corinthian order standing on plinth carrying rich entablature and balustrade carrying urns. Pilasters at the outer end and coupled columns to the centre support a pediment which breaks forward with enriched frieze and tympanum. In the tympanum is a cartouche. At the apex of the pediment is a large figure of Britannia. Beneath is a three-light window with foliated consoles as mullions. The doorway is altered but has modillioned pediment over. The side panels have richly carved coats of arms, Halifax to the left. Prominently sited at the head of Elland Bridge.

Listing NGR: SE1070121249

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