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Former Co-Operative Society Building North West Part

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6932 / 53°41'35"N

Longitude: -1.6307 / 1°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 424482

OS Northings: 421929

OS Grid: SE244219

Mapcode National: GBR KT1Q.RT

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.XFNJ

Entry Name: Former Co-Operative Society Building North West Part

Listing Date: 22 August 1977

Last Amended: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340769

Location: Kirklees, WF13

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury East

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Dewsbury Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

DEWSBURY CB NORTHGATE
SE 2421 NW (Dewsbury)

7/82
Former Co-operative
22/8/77 Society Building N.W.
part (formerly listed as
Nos 41 & 43 (Co-operative
Society Building)

G.V. II


Latest part of the Co-operative Society building. Dated on foundation
stone 1914. Baroque. Ashlar. Two storeys and attic. Eight bays,
the north west end curving around a corner site. The bays are divided
by ground floor pilasters and 1st floor ½ columns, between which, at
first floor level is a canted oriel, mullioned and transomed with 6-lights.
Continuous undulating apron with elaborate panel below each centre light.
Continuous undulating bracketed entablature and deep parapet with elaborate
centre panels and pierced between bays. The 1st floor bay to left is
different: a balcony with columns supporting the fulldentilled entablature
where it cants forward. Above this is a balustraded parapet fronting a
shaped gabled dormer flanked by octagonal buttresses with domical caps,
and surmounted by a scrolled pediment with tall finial. Mainly modern
shop fronts to ground floor. 2 bays to right have arched openings with
Gibbs surrounds. Centre 2 bays have good elegant contemporary shop
front, with carved and turned, swept wooden glazing bars. Elaborate
door set back in mirrored porch with mosaic pavement. The attic storey
rises well behind the parapet.


Listing NGR: SE2448221929

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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