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Latitude: 53.7208 / 53°43'14"N
Longitude: -1.8589 / 1°51'32"W
OS Eastings: 409404
OS Northings: 424937
OS Grid: SE094249
Mapcode National: GBR HTGD.BY
Mapcode Global: WHC9M.FQ0Y
Entry Name: 8-12, Horton Street
Listing Date: 24 February 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257958
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463266
Location: Calderdale, HX1
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
SE 0924 NW HALIFAX HORTON STREET
Shop and offices. c1903. Ashlar; roof of large green slates. 3:2 storeys and basement, 3:1 windows. Baroque revival style. Tall block at left has basement on sloping site, with internal steps at right to door under segmental dripmould which continues to form ground floor sill string. 2 basement lights at left have small panes and keyed arches. Wide arch at right to rear yard has voussoirs springing directly from jambs, and prominent segmental dripmould which continues as string over central tripartite window and dripmould over left round-headed mullion and transom window. 4 pilasters define upper bays and rise from dripstring, framing second floor tripartite windows on projecting sills, and set back second floor windows with stubby central columns and pilaster jambs. All windows have small panes. Prominent eaves cornice on wide modillions supports tall roof balustrade with block balusters between piers over pilasters. Steeply pitched roof. Lower bay at right has central half-glazed panelled shop door recessed between plate glass windows with slender mullions; small panes to top full-width light; small fascia below cornice. Above cornice, central panel has elliptical headed window with triple key rising to segmental dripstring which rests on flanking pilasters; within pilasters are small paned lights with bracketed sills. Front gable peak rises from flat coping at sides. Roof hipped to rear. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SE0946224975
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