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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE OLD CLERGY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1273981

Location

THE OLD CLERGY HOUSE, 1 2 AND 3, STOCKS WALK

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
KirkleesMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1978

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 416599

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

STOCKS WALK 1. 5113 (East Side) Almondbury The Old Clergy House Nos 1, 2 and 3 SE 1615 40/1244 II 2. 1898. Architect Edgar Wood. Hammer dressed stone. Pitched stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Gabled wing at west end with coping on cut kneelers, and chimney corbelled out from its east wall. Wooden porch in re-entrant angle. 2 shallow canted bays with parapets carried up above eaves line. Otherwise south front has two 3-light windows on 1st floor, one 4-light window on ground floor and one side light to door. West wing has one 4-light and one (much smaller) 2-light window on 1st floor, and one 4-light twin-transomed window on ground floor. West side has 4 raked buttresses and one blocked door with semi-circular stone hood below a 2-light fanlight (cf Norman Terrace, Lidget Street, Londley). Rear has another chimney corbelled at 1st floor level, and a canted staircase projection with hipped roof. All windows have square-sectioned mullions, flush with wall surface, and ground floor windows in bays have transoms as well. All are casements with lead glazing bars and ornamental iron fastenings. Interior of No 2. Diagonally placed fireplace with painted bronze surround embossed with stylised roses and inscription in Art Nouveau lettering "Parva Domus Magna Quies." Fanlight and sidelight of the inner (arched) door have good stained glass with twin bird motif.

Listing NGR: SE1668815048

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National Grid Reference: SE 16688 15048

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