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Lodge, Boundary Wall and Gateway at Royal Halifax Infirmary

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7127 / 53°42'45"N

Longitude: -1.8659 / 1°51'57"W

OS Eastings: 408948

OS Northings: 424035

OS Grid: SE089240

Mapcode National: GBR HTDH.VV

Mapcode Global: WHC9M.9YQ5

Entry Name: Lodge, Boundary Wall and Gateway at Royal Halifax Infirmary

Listing Date: 10 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468772

Location: Calderdale, HX1

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Skircoat

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

HALIFAX
SE 02 SE
FREE SCHOOL LANE
(North side)
679-/7/10256
Lodge, boundary wall and
gateway at Royal Halifax
Infirmary

GV II

Lodge, now offices, and attached boundary wall and gateways. 1898, by Thomas Worthington & Son of Manchester. Enlarged in the same style, c1904. Squared dressed stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with coped gables. Large coped ridge stack. Renaissance Revival style. Single storey; 3 window range. Windows are stone mullioned cross casements. In the centre, a 3-1ight window. On each side, a projecting gable with a semicircular bow window, 5 lights. Right gable has a coat of arms above. Beyond, lean-to porches with lower pitched roofs. That to right has a round arched doorway, and a 3-light mullioned window to the right return. Left porch has a flat headed door. Outside, attached boundary wall with rockfaced stone plinth and slab coping. Lower central section with renewed railing, curved corner to right. To left, a gateway with plain square piers. To left again, a formal gateway with incurving walls and coped square piers with ball finials. (Thomas Worthington, Victorian Architecture and Social Purpose: Anthony L Pass: Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society: 1988).

Listing NGR: SE0895024035

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Description

SE 02 SE
679-/7/10256

HALIFAX
FREE SCHOOL LANE
(North side)
Lodge, boundary wall and gateway at Royal Halifax Infirmary

GV
II

Lodge, now offices, and attached boundary wall and gateways. 1898, by Thomas Worthington & Son of Manchester. Enlarged in the same style, c1904. Squared dressed stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with coped gables. Large coped ridge stack. Renaissance Revival style. Single storey; 3 window range. Windows are stone mullioned cross casements. In the centre, a 3-1ight window. On each side, a projecting gable with a semicircular bow window, 5 lights. Right gable has a coat of arms above. Beyond, lean-to porches with lower pitched roofs. That to right has a round arched doorway, and a 3-light mullioned window to the right return. Left porch has a flat headed door. Outside, attached boundary wall with rockfaced stone plinth and slab coping. Lower central section with renewed railing, curved corner to right. To left, a gateway with plain square piers. To left again, a formal gateway with incurving walls and coped square piers with ball finials. (Thomas Worthington, Victorian Architecture and Social Purpose: Anthony L Pass: Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society: 1988).

Listing NGR: SE0894824035

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