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Latitude: 53.7425 / 53°44'32"N
Longitude: -2.013 / 2°0'46"W
OS Eastings: 399242
OS Northings: 427344
OS Grid: SD992273
Mapcode National: GBR GTD5.05
Mapcode Global: WHB8F.16Q8
Entry Name: District Council Office
Listing Date: 21 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1230338
English Heritage Legacy ID: 405241
Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7
Civil Parish: Hebden Royd
Built-Up Area: Hebden Bridge
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Hebden Bridge St James
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SD 9927 EBDEN ROYD C.P. ST. GEORGE'S STREET,
5/246 District Council Office
Former Hebden Royd Council offices dated 1897. Dressed stone, slate roof. 2½
storeys. Of 3 linear divisions. 1st division has main feature of porch with
stilted arch with dropped keystone and carved impost. Parapet bears date. To
left, and over to 1st floor, mullioned windows with transoms. Flush with
projecting porch is 2nd division which has impressive canted oriel window with
ogee transom, swan-neck pediment and triangular pedimented gable with circular
window. 3rd division has basket arched entry with joggled voussoirs to former
fire-station. 1st floor has mullioned windows with transoms with similar gable
over to attic. Between each division semi-octagonal buttresses with finials.
Left hand return wall has extruded stack with triangular pediment set within
shaped gable with, to either side, mullioned windows with finialed buttresses to
the outside. One other elaborately dressed stack to ridge. Interior: 1st
floor council chamber has original fittings; horse-shoe table, canopied
chairman's chair, panelled walls, coved plaster ceiling. Prominent within the
town. Illustrated in Calder Civic Trust, Hebden Bridge Trail, (Bolton, no date)
Listing NGR: SD9924227344
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