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Ta Drill Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7196 / 53°43'10"N

Longitude: -1.8582 / 1°51'29"W

OS Eastings: 409454

OS Northings: 424811

OS Grid: SE094248

Mapcode National: GBR HTGF.HC

Mapcode Global: WHC9M.FRCT

Entry Name: Ta Drill Hall

Listing Date: 9 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472967

Location: Calderdale, HX1

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Halifax The Minster Church of St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

HALIFAX
SE 0924 NW
PRESCOTT STREET
(North side)
679/18/10279
TA Drill Hall

II

Alternatively known as: TA Drill Hall, CLARE STREET.
Drill Hall, built as the headquarters of the 4th West Yorkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps. 1868-70. Designed by R Coad. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with coped gables and kneelers. Prescott Street front has drill hall to right under very broad shallow gable with Gothic arched corbel table and end buttresses. Central slightly projecting gabled porch with double pointed arched doorway, double plank doors and decorated tympanum, above a large circular window with octofoil tracery. Either side 3 small lancet windows with to right a pointed arch doorway with plank door and overflight, and to left a pair of plain sashes. To left 2 storey range with a pointed arch doorway with plank door and overflight and to left a 3-light and a 2-light sash window with pointed and cusped head to each light, above single through eaves gabled dormer window with 2 lancets and a blocked quatrefoil. Union Street front single storey 9 window hall range and 2 window cross wing to right. Projecting central porch has blocked pointed archway with reduced gable above, either side 4 windows with buttresses between and a triple lancet to each window, that to right of porch has C20 doorway inserted. Beyond 2 storey gabled cross wing with paired sash to left and doorway and linked window to right, above 2 tall 2-light lancet windows with transoms and quatrefoils. Above a circular window with unusual quatrefoil tracery and small trefoils. Clare Street front has central gabled wing with two large 2-light pointed arched windows with flush plate tracery and upper quatrefoils, in apex of gable another quatrefoil, either side blank walls with single gates. To left a 2 storey block with through eaves gabled donner window. To right 2 storey block with pairs of 2-light sashes and above two large 2-light pointed arched windows with flush plate tracery and upper trefoils. INTERIOR has single large drill hall with viewing gallery to south with original wooden balustrade and steel tension roof.


Listing NGR: SE0945424811

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Description

HALIFAX
SE 0924 NW
PRESCOTT STREET
(North side)
679/18/10279
TA Drill Hall

II

Alternatively known as: TA Drill Hall, CLARE STREET.
Drill Hall, built as the headquarters of the 4th West Yorkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps. 1868-70. Designed by R Coad. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with coped gables and kneelers. Prescott Street front has drill hall to right under very broad shallow gable with Gothic arched corbel table and end buttresses. Central slightly projecting gabled porch with double pointed arched doorway, double plank doors and decorated tympanum, above a large circular window with octofoil tracery. Either side 3 small lancet windows with to right a pointed arch doorway with plank door and overflight, and to left a pair of plain sashes. To left 2 storey range with a pointed arch doorway with plank door and overflight and to left a 3-light and a 2-light sash window with pointed and cusped head to each light, above single through eaves gabled dormer window with 2 lancets and a blocked quatrefoil. Union Street front single storey 9 window hall range and 2 window cross wing to right. Projecting central porch has blocked pointed archway with reduced gable above, either side 4 windows with buttresses between and a triple lancet to each window, that to right of porch has C20 doorway inserted. Beyond 2 storey gabled cross wing with paired sash to left and doorway and linked window to right, above 2 tall 2-light lancet windows with transoms and quatrefoils. Above a circular window with unusual quatrefoil tracery and small trefoils. Clare Street front has central gabled wing with two large 2-light pointed arched windows with flush plate tracery and upper quatrefoils, in apex of gable another quatrefoil, either side blank walls with single gates. To left a 2 storey block with through eaves gabled donner window. To right 2 storey block with pairs of 2-light sashes and above two large 2-light pointed arched windows with flush plate tracery and upper trefoils. INTERIOR has single large drill hall with viewing gallery to south with original wooden balustrade and steel tension roof.


Listing NGR: SE0945424811

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