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Britannia Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Elland, Calderdale

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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: 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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Listing Text

SE 107212
2/11 Britannia Buildings
(formerly listed as
Premises Formerly Occupied
by the Halifax and
Huddersfield Banking

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 3-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

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

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