Railway Street: Ramsden Estate Office


Deposited Plan Number:no data
Date:1871- 2
Plans Register:no data
Street:Railway Street
Property Name / Number:1 - 11 (odd), (Former Ramsden Estate Office)
Area:Town Centre, HD1 1JS
Grid Reference:SE1437916804
Building Project:Ramsden Estate Office
Applicant:no data
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:W.H. Crossland
Architect Address:no data
Status of Project:no data
Contractor:no data
Contractor Address:no data
Work Commenced:1871
Work Completed:1872
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:Existing, Grade II Listed (29 September 1978)
English Heritage Listing:1231474 — listed on 29 September 1978 (old ID: 406616)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:3906


Additional Information

1871-2. Architect W H Crossland. Former Ramsden Estate Office. Ashlar. Hipped slate roofs, some conical. 4 storeys. Traceried parapet, corbelled out. Moulded strings, that to 1st floor carved with foliage. Nos 1-7 approximately symmetrical about 2 canted bays. From south to north they have 4 ranges of sashes, bay, 8 ranges of sashes, bay, 3 ranges of sashes. Corbelled out balcony to 4 central windows of 2nd floor. Doors are set in archways with moulded voussoirs, marble colonnettes and foliage capitals, closed by elaborate Gothic wrought iron gates: No 1's is set in a gabled portal with buttress at north end, No 9 and 11's with fanlights pierced by quatrefoils, No 5 and 7's with carved impost band: hoodmoulds. Windows set in deep moulded reveals and very closely spaced, 1st floor ones segment-headed, 3rd floor ones round-arched, 1st floor ones in bays with cusped heads, 3rd floor ones in bays with pointed heads: above ground floor all windows have polished marble colonnettes with foliage capitals. Nos 9 and 11 break forward slightly and have pinnacled and gabled tourelles corbelled out at corners on 3rd floor buttress in centre of ground, 1st and 2nd floors. Fenestration is the same, except it is grouped irregularly: 2 windows in south part, 3 windows in north part. Area with elaborate wrought iron railings.

[Extract from the Historic England web site, list entry number 1231474]


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What's Nearby?

The following records are located within 100 meters:
RecordDistance (feet & meters)
Station Street: No 1571ft22m
Station Street: No 9 - 1373ft22m
Railway Street: No 13 - 21108ft33m
St. George's Square: No 7130ft40m
Station Street: No 1 - 7130ft40m
Westgate: Ramsden Estate Offices (& adjoining buildings) (1870) - plan# 142147ft45m
Station Street: Station Street Buildings 12154ft47m
Railway Street: No 2 - 6175ft53m
St. George's Square: No 12 - 20 Warehouse189ft58m
Westgate: No 28 - 32193ft59m
Westgate: New Arcade (Byram Arcade) (1878) - plan# 700197ft60m
Westgate: The Byram Arcade 10 - 18 (1880)216ft66m
St. George's Square: Britannia Buildings (1856) 221ft67m
John William Street: No 17 - 37227ft69m
Westgate: No 34 - 42244ft74m
St. George's Square: No 1 and 3249ft76m
Market Street: No 1 and 3 (1913)266ft81m
John William Street: No 11 - 15280ft85m
John William Street: No 1 - 9303ft92m
Westgate: Westgate House (1923)325ft99m