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70-78, John William Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.649 / 53°38'56"N

Longitude: -1.7827 / 1°46'57"W

OS Eastings: 414459

OS Northings: 416965

OS Grid: SE144169

Mapcode National: GBR HVZ7.VN

Mapcode Global: WHCB1.LJ9Z

Entry Name: 70-78, John William Street

Listing Date: 6 April 1973

Last Amended: 29 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340016

Location: Kirklees, HD1

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Newsome

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Huddersfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Nos 70 to 78 (even)
(formerly listed as
Nos 70, 72, 72A, 74, 74A,
76, 76A and 78)
SE 1416 NW 1/49 6.4.73
Mid C19. Ashlar sandstone. Sandstone stacks with modillioned cornices. 3
storeys. Modillioned eaves cornice. Continuous moulded sill bands. Moulded
cornice above ground floor. Rusticated quoins. Ground floor has modern shop
fronts (except for upper parts of No , which have fancy glazing bars), but
some fascias
are separated by paired fluted consoles. However, 3 bays at north
end, and one at south, have segment-headed openings with continuous moulded
impost band, and moulded voussoirs: 2 have sashes, with a recessed panel below
them, one has a modern door, and one has double doors with 6 moulded panels
and fanlight. 1st and second floors have six ranges of sashes in moulded surrounds
(shouldered on 1st floor), those on 1st floor having sills on fluted brackets,
cornices and triangular pediments on windows 3, 8, 11 and 15. Chamfered corners
with Brooke Street, and with Wood Street. Brook Street elevation has 10 ranges
of sashes, those on ground floor the same as their counterparts in John William
Street, those on 1st floor with moulded surrounds, those on 2nd floor with
plain surrounds.

Listing NGR: SE1445916965

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