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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: NO. 39, ALBANY CLUB AND TWO PAIRS OF GATE PIERS TO FORECOURT

List entry Number: 1314020

Location

37,39,41,51, CLARE ROAD
5-7, HOPE HALL STREET
NO. 39, ALBANY CLUB AND TWO PAIRS OF GATE PIERS TO FORECOURT, 39, CLARE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
CalderdaleMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Nov-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 27-May-2006

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338668

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Details



679/18/321 CLARE ROAD 679/18/323 (East side) 03-NOV-54 39 No. 39, ALBANY CLUB AND TWO PAIRS OF G ATE PIERS TO FORECOURT CLARE ROAD 37,39,41,51 HOPE HALL STREET 5-7 (Formerly listed as: CLARE ROAD 37 NUMBER 37 (SOUTHERN PORTION)) (Formerly listed as: CLARE ROAD 39 AND 41 THE ALBANY CLUB) (Formerly listed as: HOPE HALL STREET 1-7)

II* Mid/later C18. Substantial stone house with detached wings. 2 storeys. 5 windows, Modillion main cornice with wide pediment to slated roof. 4-columned, Doric entrance portico with pediment. Arched doorway and side lights. Venetian window above with corniced windows either side. Circular windows in tympanum. Addition to north connecting to wing. Plain south return with eaves to roof and iron escape stair. Rear elevation like front but with exposed, rusticated basement from which a branching stair has been removed. Large Venetian window to staircase and lunette in tympanum of pediment. Pair of long detached wings flanking house and enclosing forecourt. 2 low storeys. Modillion eaves-cornice with open pediments at front and back over large circular window with door below, both rusticated.

South wing (Nos 1 to 7 (odd) Hope Hall Street) has a number of blocked windows and new openings: rear altered.

North wing (now part of No 37) considerably altered especially at rear where it is unroofed. 2 pairs of low rusticated gate piers with enrichment. Interior has good stone staircase separated from hall by Doric colonnade. Decorated ceiling. South rear room of some interest (Corinthian colonnade etc) but rest more or less altered.

51 Clare Road (formerly 1/3 Hope Hall Street). South wing has a number of blocked windows and new openings: altered at rear.

Nos 37 to 39 Clare Road, the Albany Club and its gate piers, and Nos 1 to 7 (odd) Hope Hall Street, form a group.

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National Grid Reference: SE 09454 24682

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