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Latitude: 53.6472 / 53°38'49"N
Longitude: -1.7838 / 1°47'1"W
OS Eastings: 414387
OS Northings: 416760
OS Grid: SE143167
Mapcode National: GBR HVZ8.LB
Mapcode Global: WHCB1.KLSC
Entry Name: 20-26, Westgate
Listing Date: 25 March 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1224850
English Heritage Legacy ID: 421007
Location: Kirklees, HD1
Electoral Ward/Division: Newsome
Built-Up Area: Huddersfield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Huddersfield St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
Nos 20 to 26 (even)
SE 1416 NW 1/44A 25.3.77.
1871-2. Architect W H Crossland. Former Ramsden Estate Office. Ashlar.
Hipped slate roofs, some conical. 4 storeys. 5 bays. East bay breaks forward
slightly and has pinnacled and gabled tourelles on elaborately carved corbels
at 3rd floor level plain parapet corbelled out. Next 3 have gables with cross-shaped
arrow slits in, and are separated by thin buttresses. West bay has one tourelle
similar to above, traceried parapet, and full height polygonal corner turret.
Ground floor of No 26 modern, others have moulded segmental arches with carved
spandrels. 1st floor windows segment-headed, 2nd floor windows flat-headed,
3rd floor windows round-arched; all are sashes, and separated by polished marble
colonnettes with foliate capitals; hoodmoulds on 1st and 3rd floors. 2 window
ranges to east bay, 3 each to next 3 bays, 2 to west bay. Corner turret has
cusped heads to 1st floor windows, ornate carved stringcourse below 1st floor
windows and below these a row of traceried panels; between 1st floor windows
are polished marble columns with foliage capitals supporting lions rampant.
Railway Street elevation similar to that of West bay to Westgate, with 3 window
ranges. Door (now a window) in portal with flanking buttresses, 2 small cusped
windows, some panelling and 2 carved panels above.
Listing NGR: SE1438716760
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