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Retaining Wall and Boundary Wall at Royal Halifax Infirmary

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7126 / 53°42'45"N

Longitude: -1.8646 / 1°51'52"W

OS Eastings: 409031

OS Northings: 424031

OS Grid: SE090240

Mapcode National: GBR HTFH.3V

Mapcode Global: WHC9M.BYB6

Plus Code: 9C5WP47P+34

Entry Name: Retaining Wall and Boundary Wall at Royal Halifax Infirmary

Listing Date: 10 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468773

Location: Skircoat, 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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Retaining wall and boundary wall at Royal Halifax Infirmary


Retaining wall and boundary wall. 1892-96. Rockfaced stone with ashlar dressings. Retaining wall, approx. 100m, runs from the lodge (block 11) across the front of the administration block (04). The wall increases in height from left to right with the slope of the site. Chamfered coping topped with a coped balustrade, with dice and ball finials. Boundary wall, to right, approx. 80m long, fronting ward blocks 01 and 02. Chamfered coping formerly topped with a railing, and coped square piers. Plain gateway at right end. (Thomas Worthington, Victorian Architecture and Social Purpose: Anthony J Pass: Manchester Philosophical Society: 1988).

Listing NGR: SE0903124031

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