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Halifax Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7201 / 53°43'12"N

Longitude: -1.8633 / 1°51'47"W

OS Eastings: 409118

OS Northings: 424867

OS Grid: SE091248

Mapcode National: GBR HTFF.D5

Mapcode Global: WHC9M.BRYF

Entry Name: Halifax Police Station

Listing Date: 28 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447619

Location: Calderdale, HX1

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Skircoat

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Halifax Holy Trinity and St Judes

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

HARRISON ROAD
1.
5112
Halifax Police Station
SE 094 IN 18/308A
II
2.
Police Station. 1889. Early Renaissance style. Ashlar with slate ridge roofs. 2 1/2
storey, ground floor windows squmre headed sashes with projecting moulded hoods, first
floor windows semi-circular headed sashes within flat topped openings, stone parapet
above crowned vith ball finials. Main facade facing Blackwall., 11 bays, with double
bays at ends. 9 central bays project. 2, 2 storey splayed bay windows decorated with
pilasters and topped with recessed gables containing circular windows. Central square
projection, with round headed doorway with moulded hood supporting carved Royal coat of
arms. 3 light transome and mullion windows above, attic has 2 small sashes under semi-
circular gable, Above and behind tower, decorated with pilasters and twin arched
openings crowned with an octagonal cupola with stone roof. Harrison Street facade,
20 bays with similar fenestration, double bays project at either end, 2 smaller
projecting bays, one containing entrance, both topped with attic windows in gables.
Buttress at north end has foundation plaque set in wall. Carlton Street facade 3 bays
with projecting central, porch, with semi-circular arched opening, small attic windows
in semi-circular gable.


Listing NGR: SE0911824867

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

Description

HARRISON ROAD
1.
5112
Halifax Police Station
SE 094 IN 18/308A
II
2.
Police Station. 1889. Early Renaissance style. Ashlar with slate ridge roofs. 2 1/2
storey, ground floor windows squmre headed sashes with projecting moulded hoods, first
floor windows semi-circular headed sashes within flat topped openings, stone parapet
above crowned vith ball finials. Main facade facing Blackwall., 11 bays, with double
bays at ends. 9 central bays project. 2, 2 storey splayed bay windows decorated with
pilasters and topped with recessed gables containing circular windows. Central square
projection, with round headed doorway with moulded hood supporting carved Royal coat of
arms. 3 light transome and mullion windows above, attic has 2 small sashes under semi-
circular gable, Above and behind tower, decorated with pilasters and twin arched
openings crowned with an octagonal cupola with stone roof. Harrison Street facade,
20 bays with similar fenestration, double bays project at either end, 2 smaller
projecting bays, one containing entrance, both topped with attic windows in gables.
Buttress at north end has foundation plaque set in wall. Carlton Street facade 3 bays
with projecting central, porch, with semi-circular arched opening, small attic windows
in semi-circular gable.


Listing NGR: SE0911824867

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