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Number 39 and Adjacent Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.715 / 53°42'53"N

Longitude: -1.838 / 1°50'16"W

OS Eastings: 410791

OS Northings: 424294

OS Grid: SE107242

Mapcode National: GBR HTLH.W0

Mapcode Global: WHC9M.QWZF

Entry Name: Number 39 and Adjacent Block

Listing Date: 2 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338875

Location: Calderdale, HX3

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Southowram St Anne-in-the-Grove

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

BRIGHOUSE LAW LANE
SE 12 SW (north side)

3/136 No. 39 and adjacent block

G.V. II

Stable block, later cottages to Law Hill House. Late C18. Hammer-dressed
stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys to main facade. Attic in gable end which is
monumentally treated with bands and largely blocked Venetian window in apex.
This and round headed doorway have impost blocks and keystone. The main front
has a similar doorway and stair window above, the later with Gothic glazing
bars. One 4-light flat faced mullioned window survives and others blocked.
After 1825 it was converted into a school for young ladies. Emily Bronte taught
here 1837/8 and mentions the building in her writings. D. Nortcliffe, Buildings
of Brighouse (Brighouse 1978), p.25.


Listing NGR: SE1079124294

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