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Aviary in Shaw Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Holywell Green, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.6728 / 53°40'22"N

Longitude: -1.8671 / 1°52'1"W

OS Eastings: 408876

OS Northings: 419598

OS Grid: SE088195

Mapcode National: GBR HTDZ.K4

Mapcode Global: WHC9T.9Y47

Plus Code: 9C5WM4FM+45

Entry Name: Aviary in Shaw Park

Listing Date: 5 October 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429515

Location: Greetland and Stainland, Calderdale, HX4

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Greetland and Stainland

Built-Up Area: Holywell Green

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Stainland

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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1669-/6/10004 Aviary in Shaw Park


Aviary, now disused. c1870. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings,
slate and corrugated iron roofs. 3 storey central tower, with
dentilated first floor band, moulded and dentilated upper floor band
and deep bracketed eaves cornice. Pyramidal hipped roof with curved
rear gable. Slightly projecting tower has central pointed arch
doorway, with flanking lancets, above 3 lancets, and above again a
pair of lancets flanked by single lancets. The side faces of the top
stage have 3 lancets. The flanking single storey wings each have 6
tall lancets, the lower half blocked, alternating with 5 pairs of
small segment arched openings, now blocked. Originally the wings had
hipped roofs, now with lean-to corrugated iron roofs, the front
originally had a single storey cage along the front. This building
was built as an aviary for Shaw Park.

Listing NGR: SE0887619598

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