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District Council Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Hebden Bridge, Calderdale

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VPXRP+XR

Entry Name: District Council Office

Listing Date: 21 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405241

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

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

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Listing Text

Hebden Bridge

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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