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Latitude: 53.715 / 53°42'53"N
Longitude: -1.838 / 1°50'16"W
OS Eastings: 410791
OS Northings: 424294
OS Grid: SE107242
Mapcode National: GBR HTLH.W0
Mapcode Global: WHC9M.QWZF
Entry Name: Number 39 and Adjacent Block
Listing Date: 2 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1314061
English Heritage Legacy ID: 338875
Location: Calderdale, HX3
Electoral Ward/Division: Town
Built-Up Area: Halifax
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Southowram St Anne-in-the-Grove
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
BRIGHOUSE LAW LANE
SE 12 SW (north side)
3/136 No. 39 and adjacent block
Stable block, later cottages to Law Hill House. Late C18. Hammer-dressed
stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys to main facade. Attic in gable end which is
monumentally treated with bands and largely blocked Venetian window in apex.
This and round headed doorway have impost blocks and keystone. The main front
has a similar doorway and stair window above, the later with Gothic glazing
bars. One 4-light flat faced mullioned window survives and others blocked.
After 1825 it was converted into a school for young ladies. Emily Bronte taught
here 1837/8 and mentions the building in her writings. D. Nortcliffe, Buildings
of Brighouse (Brighouse 1978), p.25.
Listing NGR: SE1079124294
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