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A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7152 / 53°42'54"N

Longitude: -1.8897 / 1°53'22"W

OS Eastings: 407379

OS Northings: 424309

OS Grid: SE073243

Mapcode National: GBR HT7G.PY

Mapcode Global: WHB8G.YWB8

Plus Code: 9C5WP486+34

Entry Name: Allangate

Listing Date: 14 December 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447647

ID on this website: 101244083

Location: Pye Nest, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, HX2

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: King Cross St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Sowerby Bridge


SE 02 SE
(north side)
679-/7/10017 Allangate
Nos 118, and 120

Part of former Mansion, now subdivided. Centre block (no.118 and nos
114, 116 q.v.) - original house built by Bernard Hartley c1810; West
Wing (no.120 q.v.) added c1845; additions c1870 for Thomas Shaw (MP
for Halifax 1882 to 1893) who commissioned Christopher Dresser to
remodel and decorate the interior between 1870 and 1873. Thin coursed
stone with ashlar dressings, blue-slate roof. 2 and 3 storeys and
basements. Italianate in style. From the left: No. 120 - entrance-
door in narrow link, set back, under verandah with glazed roof; small
arched window above. West Wing (part of no. 120) breaks forward:
quoins, single bay of windows with altered glazing. 3-light window
to basement/cellar. Ashlar frieze, stone cornice-gutter carried
around hipped roof. No.118 - doorway to right of window, covered by
modern conservatory, in 2-bay link with twin arched windows. Attached
to right, left-hand bay of original house set forward: has tripartite
window set in recessed segmental-arch with single light above, both
with altered glazing. Hipped roof with tall stack onto left-hand
return of original house. Contained part of original Dining Room with
the Dressing Room of the Principal Bedroom above. The left-hand end
of the range is reported to contain the Butler's Pantry and the
original Kitchen with the bells for the various rooms. The first
floor of the West Wing may have been the location of the Billiard
Room, described as a 'large and airy apartment handsomely appointed,
with walls of aesthetic green and chocolate tints' (Castles & County
Houses in Yorkshire, 1885). Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE0737924309

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