Cote Royd, Halifax Road, Edgerton

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  • appears on maps: 1905 [#39], 1905 [#39]
  • location: off Halifax Road, Edgerton
  • status: still exists
  • category: private house
  • notes: former residence of Wright Mellor

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 29 September 1978
  • listing entry number 1134220

HALIFAX ROAD (South Side). Edgerton. No 7 (Cote Royd). 1874. Built for Wright Mellor, first Mayor of Huddersfield, and then first Alderman. Rock-faced stone. Ashlar dressings. Pitched fishscale slate roof. Coped gables on cut kneelers. Ball finials. two storeys and attics. Front has three ranges of chamfered mullioned sashes with hoodmoulds (two-light on first floor, three-light on ground floor), of which south one is gabled and has two-light pointed arched window with bar tracery and hoodmould in gable end. Ground floor at north end breaks forward and is crowned by foliate frieze and parapet, both of which are continued round porch. Moulded two-centred arch to porch with hoodmould and figurative label stops. Two steps up, with pointed arched parapet, ending in octagonal piers with shallow caps. Garden front has two large gables, each with 2-light window with bar tracery and hoodmoulds, and one small one between. East bay has one storey semi-circular bay with foliage cornice and parapet ornamented with blind quatrefoils. Centre bay has canted first floor window with hipped stone roof. West bay has two-storey canted bay with crenellated parapet, and some of blind tracery between storeys. Another 1st floor oriel to rear, with crenellated parapet.