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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245211
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468773
Location: Skircoat, Calderdale, HX1
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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