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The Slack

A Grade II Listed Building in Heptonstall, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7543 / 53°45'15"N

Longitude: -2.0313 / 2°1'52"W

OS Eastings: 398030

OS Northings: 428657

OS Grid: SD980286

Mapcode National: GBR GT80.0Y

Mapcode Global: WHB86.RWWS

Plus Code: 9C5VQX39+PF

Entry Name: The Slack

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Last Amended: 12 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423313

ID on this website: 101226175

Location: Slack, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Heptonstall

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Heptonstall St Thomas a Becket and St Thomas the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SD 980286

7/82 The Slack
1.11.66 (formerly listed with item
7/83 as house and barn at
The Slack)

House, late C18. Ashlar, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 3-bay symmetrical
facade. Rusticated quoins, dentil eaves cornice, coped gables with stacks.
Doorway has architrave, pulvinated frieze and triangular pediment. To either
side tripartite sash windows with plain stone surrounds with slightly projecting
sill to each floor. Single light over door. Left hand return wall is watershot
and has Venetian window with impost and expressed keystone to apex of gable.
Under this window is added 2-storey gabled porch with heraldic coat of arms in
relief over doorway. Rear has tall stairwindow with tripartite window to left
and 3-light flat faced mullioned window to each floor to right.
Interior: Cantilevered stone staircase with decorative cast iron balustrade of
identical pattern to Lacy House, Underbank Avenue, Blackshaw C.P. (q.v.) which
is dated 1793. 2 rooms have decorative plaster cornices and marble fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SD9803028657

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