Railway Street: No 2 - 6


Deposited Plan Number:no data
Date:Mid 19th Century
Plans Register:no data
Street:Railway Street
Property Name / Number:2 - 6 (even)
Area:Town Centre, HD1 1JP
Grid Reference:SE1434616762
Building Project:No 2 - 6
Type:no data
Applicant:no data
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:no data
Architect Address:no data
Status of Project:no data
Contractor:no data
Contractor Address:no data
Work Commenced:no data
Work Completed:no data
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:Existing, Grade II* Listed (11 February 1977)
English Heritage Listing:1278114 — listed on 11 February 1977 (old ID: 406614)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:3905

Additional Information

Mid C19. Ashlar. Hipped slate roof. 4 storeys. Deeply moulded modillion eaves cornice. The design falls into 2 slightly dissimilar parts, separated by a central bay which is as follows. Segment-headed carriage entrance on ground floor. 1st and 2nd floors have tripartite windows in moulded frames.

Central light on both floors breaks forward slightly. On 1st floor, it has a balustrade with vase-shaped balusters, Tuscan pilasters, quintuple keystones

(central one gadrooned) and triangular pediment. Above pediment 2 triglyph-like consoles link it to the cill of the 2nd floor window. Central light on 2nd floor has an individual frame with a keystone and broken segmental pediment.

3rd floor window has plain pilasters and brackets to cornice. The southerly part has raised quoins. 5 ranges of sashes, with moulded surrounds, pulvinated friezes and cornices on 1st floor. 2nd floor windows linked to them by fluted consoles; moulded surrounds and triangular pediments on consoles. 3rd floor windows have shouldered moulded surrounds. The northerly part has continuous moulded sill bands to 2nd and 3rd floor. Continuous marbled impost band to ground floor windows, below which ground floor is horizontally rusticated.

Moulded plinth. Vermiculated and rusticated quoins. 5 ranges of sashes.

Ground floor windows round-arched with vermiculated keystones. Centrally placed door in concave niche. 1st floor windows have moulded surrounds gadrooned keystones, frames with pulvinated friezes and triangular pediments, and balustrades on consoles with vase-shaped balusters. Above pediments 2 triglyph-like consoles link them to cills of 2nd floor windows these have moulded surrounds and cornices.

3rd floor windows are separated by sunk and moulded panels, and have plain pilasters and brackets to cornices. Curved end bay to St George's Square.

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors are the same as in the central bay. Ground floor has panelled double doors with segment-headed fanlight, rusticated jambs with festooned roundels at top, moulded impost and transom, festooned and gadrooned keystone and moulded cornice. Area with cast iron railings.

(Extract from English Heritage listed buildings service, record number 406614) http://lbonline.english-heritage.org.uk/BuildingDetailsForm.aspx?id=406614&search=y


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What's Nearby?

The following records are located within 100 meters:
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Westgate: No 34 - 4289ft27m
St. George's Square: No 12 - 20 Warehouse119ft36m
Westgate: Ramsden Estate Offices (& adjoining buildings) (1870) - plan# 142134ft41m
St. George's Square: No 1 and 3148ft45m
Market Street: No 1 and 3 (1913)155ft47m
Station Street: No 1 - 7165ft50m
Railway Street: Ramsden Estate Office (1871) 175ft53m
Westgate & St. George's Street: Alteration of Shop Front (Inc. addition of new large windows) (1881) - plan# 1014187ft57m
Station Street: No 9 - 13203ft62m
Market Street: No 5 and 7234ft71m
Brooks Yard: No 2238ft73m
Westgate: New Arcade (Byram Arcade) (1878) - plan# 700242ft74m
Station Street: No 15246ft75m
Brooks Yard: No 4257ft78m
Railway Street: No 13 - 21271ft83m
Market Street: No 9273ft83m
Westgate: The Byram Arcade 10 - 18 (1880)275ft84m
Half Moon Street / Upperhead Row: No 2 - 6 (Warehouse) (1870) - plan# 99280ft85m
St. George's Square: No 7298ft91m
Station Street: Station Street Buildings 12302ft92m
Upperhead Row: No 1A327ft100m
Westgate: Westgate House (1923)327ft100m