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A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6576 / 53°39'27"N

Longitude: -1.8103 / 1°48'37"W

OS Eastings: 412634

OS Northings: 417914

OS Grid: SE126179

Mapcode National: GBR HVS4.WL

Mapcode Global: WHCB1.5B6C

Plus Code: 9C5WM55Q+2V

Entry Name: Springfield

Listing Date: 29 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417429

Location: Kirklees, HD3

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Lindley

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lindley St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 2
SE 1217 27/1261
Mid C19. Ashlar. Hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. Overhanging eaves. 2 moulded
strings. 3 window ranges, of which south breaks forward and has 2-storey
canted bay ground floor has casement with moulded surrounds and depressed-arched
heads (front), round-arched heads (side) moulded panels above, then machicolations
to ground floor cornice 1st floor has sashes in moulded surrounds, round-arched
heads which in centre window are doubled and meet in a sculpted drop finial:
moulded panels above, then moulded eaves cornice with ornamental cresting.
Other 1st floor windows have same heads as that in canted bay. Ground floor
window is round-arched casement with moulded voussoirs and hoodmould, gadrooned
keystone, ornamented with foliage swag, and colonnettes in jambs with foliage
capitals. Porch on 2 pairs of banded columns with elaborate foliate capitals,
taking shouldered arch with relief sculpture in spandrels: machicolations,
then moulded cornice, parapet, moulded coping and urn finials. 6 step up with
double curved retaining walls and cylindrical piers moulded coping. Double
doors with 4 moulded panels, semi-circular fanlight and moulded voussoirs.
Garden front has 3 ranges of sashes (1st floor), and casements (ground floor)
of which centre 1st floor breaks back slightly: window like those on 1st floor
of entrance front. Flanking 1st floor windows have 3 lights, centre one like
the central window, all crowned by hoodmoulds which are semi-circular in centre
and have sculpted panels below them. Ground floor has 2 canted bays, of which
the west one is like the ground floor of the canted bay on entrance front,
and the east is oblong with Venetian window with hoodmould, figurative label
stop and gadrooned keystone ornamented with foliage swag. Hoodmoulds of side
lights also have elaborate carved labels stops. Central ground floor window
has 3 lights, round-arched with moulded surrounds. Stacks have moulded modillioned
cornices with acroteria at corners.
Interior has much lavish plasterwork. Particularly elaborate staircase with very rich
turned wooden balusters.

Listing NGR: SE1263417914

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

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