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The Byram Arcade

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6472 / 53°38'49"N

Longitude: -1.7832 / 1°46'59"W

OS Eastings: 414430

OS Northings: 416762

OS Grid: SE144167

Mapcode National: GBR HVZ8.RB

Mapcode Global: WHCB1.LL2C

Entry Name: The Byram Arcade

Listing Date: 29 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421006

Location: Kirklees, HD1

County: Kirklees

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

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Listing Text

WESTGATE
1.
5113
(North Side)
Nos 10 to 18 (even)
(The Byram Arcade)
SE 1416 NW 1/1370
II GV
2.
1880-1. Architect W H Crossland. Hammer dressed stone. Pitched slate roof.
5 storeys. 5 gabled front, outer pairs separated by chimneys with pilaster
strips running up their outer edges, central one crow-stepped with traceried
panelling. Ground and mezzanine floor modern shops, except for Nos 10 and 12
which have contemporary shopfront with a swag on the mezzanine floor. Between
Nos 12 and 14 is the 3-centred arched entrance to the Byram Arcade, with carved
voussoirs and spandrels, and wrought iron fanlight, over which is an elaborate
cartouche with the arms of Ramsden, supported by gryphons, and the legend "Byram
Arcade" the lintel of the mezzanine window is decorated with contemporary
glazed tiles. 2nd and 3rd floor windows are linked by vertical panels, in
pairs, separated by octagonal colonnettes: 13 ranges of sashes, in chamfered
voussoirs, segment-headed on 3rd floor. 4th floor has paired sashes with stone
millions and hollow chamfered reveals.
4 storey elevation to Station Street. Corner turret on elaborately moulded
corbel at 1st floor level: conical roof. 3 modern shops. 2 doors with pointed
arches, chamfered surrounds, crenellated transoms, and fanlights with cinquefoiled
wooden tracery. 4 ranges of paired sashes, 3 of single sashes. 1st and 2nd
floor windows set in tall recessed panels. Above 3 of the paired windows are
paired round-arched windows with octagonal colonnettes, cusping and quatrefoil
oculi above, surmounted by coped gables.
Byram Arcade itself has glazed top lighting and 2 balconies on all 4 sides,
supported on cast iron brackets with simple tracery, and with elegant wrought
iron balustrade with mahogany handrail.


Listing NGR: SE1443016762

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

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