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© Mr Nigel Wood

IoE Number: 338635
Location: SCREEN WALL TO FORECOURT OF BANKFIELD MUSEUM, BOOTHTOWN ROAD (east side)
  HALIFAX, CALDERDALE, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Nigel Wood
Date Photographed: 26 April 2006
Date listed: 03 November 1954
Date of last amendment: 03 November 1954
Grade II

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1.BOOTHTOWN ROAD1164(East Side) )Banks field MuseumSE 0926 SW 11/1973.11.54Screen wall to forecourtof Bankfield Museum

1. BOOTHTOWN ROAD 1164 (East Side) ) Banks field Museum SE 0926 SW 11/197 3.11.54 Screen wall to forecourt of Bankfield Museum II 2. 1857 and 67 (?). Stone mansion of irregular, extended form. 2 main storeys above a basement. Eaves to hipped, slated roof. Italianate C14/C15 character especially to later main entrance block. This has an exposed, rusticated basement with a carriage porch (now enclosed). Arcading to 2 upper storeys. Behind rises low belvedere tower lighting staircase. West and south sides and 2 storeys with arcaded loggias etc now partly altered. Screen wall to east of forecourt with bowed centre. Interior of main block of considerable interest through much obscured by temporary fittings. Good entrance stair of marble leads up to main, top-lit, hall both with painted decoration, Other rooms apparently of some quality but now with partitions and false ceilings etc. Banksfield was built for Col Akroyd whose mills and model village of Akroydon lie on the west side ofBoothtown Road.

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