The Holt, Birstall Road, Birstall (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.6718, -1.1224
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressThe Holt Birstall Road Birstall LE4 4BZ
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5944308597

Originally a Private House built for a manufacturer in 1872. Subsequently adapted for use as a Childrens? Home but currently boarded up and empty. Fanciful and fussy freestyle combination of Tudor and Gothic Revival design elements. Designed by Joseph Goddard. Red brick with elaborate brick relief panels and heavy corbelled brick gable trim under roof overhang. Multi pitched and gabled clay tile roofs penetrated by hipped dormers and flat topped swept ?spire? crowning angled oriel window. 2 storey polygonal bay fronting garden surmounted by half conical roof. Generally deep overhangs and dentilated eaves. Tall feature stacks.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.