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Some Lost Buildings of the District


This Foldout lists of the houses, churches, schools, mills, and other buildings which were once to be seen in the Halifax and Calderdale district, but which – for better, or for worse – and as a result of combinations of development, progress, accident, stupidity and ignorance – are no longer here or are in a parlous state

There are a great many other lost mills, pubs, schools, and streets which are not yet included in this list

Please email me if you can contribute and photographs and/or information about any of these lost buildings

See also the entries which look at the conversions from Churches to houses, Mills to houses, Pubs to houses and Schools to houses

Please email me if you know of any that I missed

Abattoir, Halifax
Acre Mill, Old Town
Adamroyd Mill, Todmorden
Ainley House, Elland
Aire Terrace, Rastrick
Akroyd Place School
Albion Mill, Todmorden
Alhambra Cinema, Halifax
All Saints' Church, Harley Wood
Allan Fold House, Halifax
Alma Mill, Walsden
Ambler Thorn United Methodist Chapel
Ambler Thorn United Methodist Chapel: Graveyard
Anchor Mill, Todmorden
Annesley House, Elland
Ash Lea, Elland
Asquith Bottom House, Sowerby Bridge
Assembly Rooms, Halifax
Astoria Ballroom, Brighouse
Atlas Soap Works, Elland

Bacchus Tavern, Halifax
Badger Hill Mills, Rastrick
Bankfoot Mill, Hebden Bridge
Barkisland Old Hall
Barum House, Halifax
Barum Top, Halifax
Battinson Road Mills, Halifax
Beacon Hill Road Saw Works, Halifax
Bee-hive, Halifax
Beehive & Cross Keys, Halifax
Bell's Arms, Walsden
Bell House Farm, Southowram
Bell School, Harrison Road
Bentley Royd, Sowerby
Bethel United Methodist Church, Ovenden
Bethesda Primitive Methodist Chapel, Southowram
Big Kate
Birds Royd House, Rastrick
Birks Hall, Ovenden
Black Cat Billiard Hall, Todmorden
Black Horse, Rastrick
Black Horse, Stainland
Black Horse, Walsden
Black Lion, Ripponden
Black Rock Farm, Todmorden
Blake Dean Baptist Church
Blake Dean railway bridge
Blarney Castle, Langfield
Blue Ball, Cloughfoot
Blue Bell, Midgley
Blue Bell, Southowram
Blue Bell, Sowerby
Blue Coat School & Almshouses
Bob Mill, Heptonstall
Boggard House, Pellon
Booth Bridge Mill, Rishworth
Booth Independent Church
Boston Hill, Wadsworth
Box Hall, Elland
Boy Mill, Luddendenfoot
Bradley Hall Chapel
Branxholme Mills, Bailiff Bridge
Brearley Particular Baptist Church
Brickmakers' Arms, Halifax
Bridge Hotel, Greetland
Brierley Hill House, Godley
Brigg Royd Mill, West Vale
Brigg Royd, Soyland
Brighouse Clifton Road Railway Station
Brighouse Public Mortuary
British Queen, Todmorden
Broad Oak, Hove Edge
Broadbent's Foundry, Mytholmroyd
Broadley Hall, Ovenden Wood
Broadstone Baptist Church, Colden
Brookfoot House, Brighouse
Brooklands, Brighouse
Brooklands, Holywell Green
Brookroyd Mills, Holywell Green
Brown Cow, Halifax
Burn Lea, Elland
Burnedacre Mill, Eastwood
Buttress Brink, Hebden Bridge
Butts Green Baptist Chapel, Warley

Caddy Field Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Calder & Hebble, Salterhebble
Calder Bridge Mill, Brighouse
Calder Mill, Hebden Bridge
Calderside Mill, Hebden Bridge
Caledonia Wire Mills
Camp End Farm, Norton Tower
Cannon Hall, Clifton
Canterbury, Ripponden
Carr Laithe, Todmorden
Castle Carr, Luddenden Dean
The Castle, Halifax
Causeywood Mill, Langfield
Cawsey House, Sowerby Bridge
Central Commercial Temperance Hotel, Todmorden
Centre Vale, Todmorden
Chapel Field Mill, Ripponden
Chapel House, Coley
Chatburn & Jennings, Luddendenfoot
Cherry Tree, Walsden
Chevinedge, Exley
Church Tavern, Halifax
Cinderhill Mill, Todmorden
The City, Halifax
Clapton Lodge, Halifax
Clare Hall, Halifax
Clark Bridge Mills, Halifax
The Clark's Office, Illingworth
Clay House Mills, Greetland
Clifton Almshouses
Clifton Hall
Clock House, Elland
Clothiers' Arms, Greetland
Clough Mill, Sowerby Bridge
Clough Mills, Stone Chair
Coach & Horses, Halifax
Cocker's Mill, Elland
Commercial, Illingworth
Commercial Mills, Elland
Copley Factory School
Copley Hall
Copley mill
Copley Vicarage
Cornholme Railway Station
Corporation Arms, Halifax
Corporation Inn, Halifax
Cowbridge Mill, Todmorden
Craven Heifer, Halifax
Craven Lodge, Halifax
Cripplegate House
Croft Mill, Todmorden
Cross Keys, Halifax
Cross Lanes United Methodist Chapel, Hebden Bridge
Crossley Mill, Hebden Bridge
Crow Nest, Lightcliffe
Crow Wood Mansion, Sowerby Bridge
Crown & Anchor, Elland
Crowtrees Lane Free Church, Rastrick
Crowtrees Methodist Chapel, Rastrick
Crowtrees Mill, Rastrick

Daisy Croft House, Brighouse
Danesbury House, Elland
Davey Hall Mill, Blackshawhead
Delph Mills, Luddendenfoot
Denholme United Methodist Chapel, Luddendenfoot
Drill Hall, Sowerby Bridge
Druids' Arms, Halifax
Duke of York, Rastrick
Duke Wellington, Halifax
Dusty Miller, Halifax
Dyer & Miller, Halifax
Dyson Lane Mill, Rishworth

Eastwood Congregational Church
Eastwood Presbyterian Chapel, Stansfield
Eastwood Railway Station
Eastwood School
Eaves Bottom Mills, Hebden Bridge
Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland
Edge Holme, Warley
Elland Gaol
Elland Grammar School
Elland Particular Baptist Church
Elland Power Station
Ellison Memorial Schools, Sowerby Bridge
Ellistones Mill, West Vale
Empire Theatre, Brighouse
Empress Mill, Mytholmroyd
Ewood Hall, Mytholmroyd
Exley Bank Farm
Exley Park, Exley

Fairlea Mills, Luddendenfoot
Fall Lane Methodist Chapel, Hartshead
Fall Works, Shelf
Fallingroyd House, Hebden Bridge
Farrar's Mill, Luddendenfoot
Ye Farre Close
Field House, Halifax
Folly Hall, Godley
Folly, Barkisland
Foster Lane Methodist Church, Hebden Bridge
Foster Mill, Hebden Bridge
Fox Buildings, West Vale
Foxcroft's Mill, Luddendenfoot
Freemasons' Hall, Halifax
Friendly, Boothtown
Friendly Inn, Fixby
Friths Mill, Walsden

Gaiety Theatre, Halifax
Gaubert Hall, Lightcliffe
Gauxholme Mill, Walsden
The Glen, Todmorden
Globe, Halifax
Globe Hotel, Halifax
Golden Lion, Highroad Well
Golden Plough, Elland
Gorpley Mill, Todmorden
Grand Clothing Hall, Brighouse
Grand Junction Hotel, Halifax
Grand Theatre & Opera House, Halifax
Grange Mill, Mytholmroyd
The Grange, Lightcliffe
Granny Hall, Brighouse
Grapes, Todmorden
Great House, Cheapside
Great Northern Hotel, Halifax
Green Royd, Halifax
Greenup's Mill, Sowerby Bridge
Greetland Railway Station
Greyhound, Halifax
Grove House, Halifax
Guerning Dog, Todmorden

Halifax Infirmary & Dispensary
Halifax Municipal Technical College
Halifax Parish Church Vicarage
Halifax Union Workhouse, Gibbet Street
Hangingroyd Farm, Hebden Bridge
Hanover Methodist Sunday School
Hanson Lane Cotton Mill, Halifax
Hare & Hounds, Hebden Bridge
Hartshead Hall
Haugh Hall, Halifax
The Haynes
Heath Farm, Halifax
Heath Hall, Halifax
Heatherstone, Halifax
Hexagon Iron Works, Halifax
Higgin Mill, Luddendenfoot
High Hirst, Wadsworth
High Royd, Warley
High Sunderland, Halifax
Highley's Mill, Pellon Lane
Highmoor Lane Methodist Chapel, Clifton
Hilltop House, Halifax
Hipperholme Infants' School
Hodgson's Fold, Halifax
Hole Bottom Mill, Stansfield
Hollas Farm, Norland
Hollyn Well Cottages, Norland
Holme House Bridge Mill, Booth
Holme Railway Station, Todmorden
Holme Royd Mills, Luddendenfoot
Holmfield Railway Station
Holroyd's Buildings, Brighouse
Holy Trinity Boys' Junior School, West Parade
Hop Pole, Halifax
Hope Mill, Todmorden
The House at the Maypole, Halifax
Hutton, Booth

Ingwood Mill, West Vale
Italy Mill, Todmorden

Jack Bridge Mill, Heptonstall
Jumble Hole Mill, Todmorden
Jumples House, Mixenden

Kimberley Arms, Halifax
King Cross Methodist New Connexion Sunday School
King's Head, Halifax
King's Head, Sowerby
King of Belgium, Halifax
King of Prussia, Halifax
King Street Bar, Hebden Bridge
Kirby Leas, Halifax
Knowl Top, Lightcliffe

Ladyship Mills, Halifax
Lamb, Halifax
Lambert House, Stainland Road, West Vale
Lane Head Primitive Methodist Chapel, Brighouse
Lanebottom Wesleyan Methodist Church, Walsden
Langley Hall, Hipperholme
Larkfield, Brighouse
Lecturer's House, Halifax
Lightcliffe House
Lightcliffe Old Church
Lighthazels United Methodist Chapel, Ripponden
Lilley's Dye Works, Elland
Lilly Lane Catholic Chapel, Halifax
Lilly Lane Mill, Halifax
Lineholme Baptist Church, Stansfield
Lineholme Mill, Todmorden
Linen Hall, Halifax
Little Smith House Farm, Brighouse
Lob Mill, Todmorden
Lock House, Sowerby Bridge
The Lodge, Brighouse
Lord Nelson, Halifax
Lord Nelson, Todmorden
Lower Bentley Royd, Sowerby
Lower Cragg Hall, Cragg Vale
Lower Crow Nest Farm, Lightcliffe
Lower George, Halifax
Lower Hagstocks, Shibden Valley
Lower Market, Halifax
Lower Mill, Midgehole
Lower Shibden Hall
Luddendenfoot Bridge Tavern
Luddendenfoot Mill
Luddendenfoot United Methodist Free Chapel
Lydgate Baptist Church, Todmorden
Lydgate Mill, Todmorden

Magson House, Luddendenfoot
Malt Kiln, Brighouse
Malt Shovel, Halifax
Malt Shovel, Southowram
Maltings Mill, Hipperholme
Mankinholes Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Manor Heath Mansion, Halifax
Manor House, Southowram
Marshfield Mill, Elland
Martin's Nest, Elland
Mayfield House, Halifax
Mearclough House, Sowerby Bridge
Melbourne Mill, Hebden Bridge
Melbourne Mill, Todmorden
Midgehole Mill, Langfield
Mill House, Sowerby
Mitre, Halifax
Mons Mill, Todmorden
Moorcock, Hebden Bridge
Moorcock, Walsden
Moot Hall, Halifax
Moulders' Arms, Halifax
Mount Olivet Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge
Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Church, Mytholmroyd
Mount Zion United Free Methodist Church, Cornholme
Mulcture Hall, Halifax
Mytholm Hall, Hebden Bridge
Mytholm Old Hall, Hipperholme
Mytholm, Hipperholme

Nag's Head, Halifax
Navigation, Salterhebble
Naze Farm, Walsden
New Inn, Todmorden
New Market, Halifax
New Road Inn, Southowram
New Rooms, Halifax
New Talbot, Halifax
Norland Hall
Norland Upper Hall
North Bridge Railway Station
North Dean Toll Gate
North Park House, Halifax
Northgate End Chapel, Halifax
Northgate End Parsonage
Northgate Hotel, Halifax
Northowram Hospital
Norton Mills, Elland
Norton Tower House

Oaksroyd, Copley
Oddfellows' Hall, Brighouse
Oddfellows' Hall, Halifax
Ogden Primitive Methodist Chapel
Old Brigg Chapel, Sowerby Bridge
Old Canteen, Todmorden
Old Crispin, Halifax
Old Hall Farm, Warley
Old Hall, Elland
Old King Cross Inn, Halifax
Old Lane Inn, Boothtown
Old Masons Arms, Gauxholme
Old Men's Parliament, Halifax
Old Mill, Wainstalls
Old Queens Head, Queenshead
Old Smithy, Luddenden
Old Well Head
Oldroyd Mill, Langfield
Olympia Cinema, Todmorden
Ottiwell's Mills, Marsden
Ovenden House
Ovenden Mill [1817]
Ovenden Railway Station
Owler Ings Mills, Brighouse
Owlet Hall Mills, Elland

Palace House, Hebden Bridge
Palace Theatre, Halifax
Parish Church of Saint James, Brighouse
Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddendenfoot
Park Parliament, Brighouse
Patmos Independent Chapel, Todmorden
Patmos, Todmorden
Peel House Mill, Luddenden
Pellon Railway Station
Peter Gate, Rishworth
Phoenix House, Brighouse
Pine Apple, Halifax
Pineberry Tavern, Halifax
Portsmouth Railway Station
Prince's Arcade, Halifax
Princess Mary High School
Providence Mill, Elland
Providence Primitive Methodist Chapel, Sowerby
Pump Room, Halifax
Pye Nest House, Halifax

Quarry House Mission, Elland
Quarry House, Northowram

Railway Hotel, Ripponden
Raistrick Greave, Heptonstall
Ramsden's Stone Trough Brewery
Ramsden Wood Farm, Mount Tabor
Rastrick House
Rawson Field, Todmorden
Red Hall, Halifax
Red Lion, Boothtown
Red Lion, Elland
Red Lion, Luddendenfoot
Redan, Soyland
Regulator Mill, Sowerby Bridge
Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel, Halifax
Ridgefoot House, Todmorden
Ridgefoot Mill, Todmorden
Ring O' Bells, Rastrick
Ripleyville
Rising Sun, Rastrick
Riverside House, Elland
Riverside Mill, Elland
Robin Hood, Brighouse
Rockhurst House, Halifax
Rodmer Clough Mill, Colden
Rooley Lane Wesleyan Chapel, Sowerby
Roomfield Board School, Todmorden
Rose & Crown, Warley
Roxy de Luxe, Halifax
Royal Electric Theatre & Hippodrome, Hebden Bridge
Royal Hotel & Oddfellows' Hall, Halifax
Royal Hotel, Brighouse
Royal Mills, Halifax
Royal Oak, King Cross
Rydeing, Ovenden Wood
Ryshworth's Chapel, Hipperholme

Saddle, Halifax
Saint Andrew's Methodist Chapel, Halifax
Saint Ann's in the Grove, Southowram
Saint Crispin, Halifax
Saint James's Church, Halifax
Saint James's Parsonage, Halifax
Saint John's Methodist Church, Prescott Street
Saint John the Divine, Thorpe
Saint John's Hospital
Saint Mary's Church, Halifax
Saint Matthew's Church, Rishworth
Saint Matthew's Church School, Rastrick
Saint Michael & All Angels' Church, Southowram Bank
Saint Paul's Church, King Cross
Saint Paul's Methodist Chapel, Brighouse
Saint Paul's Railway Station, Halifax
Saint Stephen's Sunday School, Copley
Salem Methodist New Connexion Chapel, North Parade
Salem Primitive Methodist Chapel, Knowlwood
Salem Wesleyan Chapel, Hebden Bridge
Salt Pie, Crow Hill
Salterville, Halifax
Salvation Army Citadel, Halifax
Savile Green, Halifax
Savile Lea, Halifax
Scaitcliffe Mill, Todmorden
Scarborough Mills, Halifax
Scarbottom Mill, Mytholmroyd
Scarr Bottom Mills, Greetland
Seedlings Mount Brewery, Halifax
Seventh Day Adventist Church, Copley
Shakespeare, Halifax
Shaw Hill House, Halifax
Shaw House, Halifax
Shaw Lodge, Halifax
Shay Hotel, Halifax
Shay House, Halifax
Shears, Greetland
Shears, West Vale
Shibden Grange
Shibden Industrial School
Shoebroad Farm Meeting House
Shoulder of Mutton, Sowerby
Siddal Junior School
Siddal Wesleyan Methodist Church
Skircoat House, Skircoat Green
Slitheroe Paper Mills, Rishworth
Smiths' Arms, Halifax
Smyth's Charity School
Sour Milk Hall, Claremount
Sour Milk Hall, Claremount
South End Board School, Elland
South House, Elland
South Parade Methodist Chapel, Halifax
Sowerby almshouses
Sowerby Bridge Baptist Church
Sowerby Bridge Methodist Church
Sowerby Green Congregational Church
Sowerby New Road Primitive Methodist Chapel
Sowerby United Reformed Church
Spa Field Mills, Elland
Spa Hole Mill, Blackshawhead
Spa House Inn, Rishworth
Sportsman, Rastrick
Spout House, Hove Edge
Spout Mills, Rastrick
Spread Eagle, Halifax
Spread Eagle, Hebden Bridge
Spring Mill, Todmorden
Springfield House, Brighouse
Square Congregational Church, Halifax
The Square, Halifax
Stainland & Holywell Green United Reformed Church
Stainland Branch Line
Stainland Road Methodist Chapel, West Vale
Stainland Wesleyan Chapel
Stannary Congregational Church, Halifax
Stannary Hall, Halifax
Stannary Inn, Halifax
Stansfield Corn Mill
Stansfield View Hospital, Mankinholes
Star Hotel, Halifax
Sterne Mills, Copley
Stoney Royd House, Halifax
Stump Cross Inn
Styring's Buildings, Halifax
Sun Dial, Brighouse
Sunnyside Board School

Talbot, Halifax
Talbot, Illingworth
Temperance Hotel, Halifax
Thornhill Briggs Methodist New Connexion Chapel
Three Trees, Holmfield
Throstle Bower Wesleyan Chapel, Wainstalls
Throstle Nest Farm, Rastrick
Tin Mission, Hebden Bridge
Todmorden Union Workhouse
Toothill Grange, Rastrick
Toothill Grove, Rastrick
Tower Brewery, Halifax
Town Hall, Sowerby Bridge
Trinity Wesleyan Methodist Church, Halifax
Trinity Works, Halifax
Turk's Head, Halifax

Union Mills, Salterhebble
United Methodist Free Church, Southowram
United Methodist Free Church, Sowerby Bridge
Upper George, Rastrick
Upper Hazlehurst, Shibden
Upper Shibden Hall
Upper Swift Place Mill, Soyland
Upper Westercroft, Northowram

Vale Baptist Church, Todmorden
Vale Bobbin Mill, Cornholme
Vale Mill, Cragg Vale
Vale Mill, Todmorden
Victoria Arms, Halifax
Victoria Baths, Elland
Victoria, Halifax
Victoria, Halifax
Victoria Mills, Brighouse
Victoria Mills, Cragg Vale

Wade House, Shelf
Ward's Cottage Homes
Warley House
Water Scout, Shibden
Waterhouse Arms, Halifax
Waterside Mill, Todmorden
Watson Mill, Sowerby Bridge
Weasel Hall, Hebden Bridge
Well Head House, Halifax
Wellington Hotel, Brighouse
Wellington Hotel, Halifax
Wellington Mills, Halifax
Wellington Road Baptist Church, Todmorden
Wesley's Chapel, Halifax
Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Todmorden
West End Congregational Church, Sowerby Bridge
West End Methodist Chapel, Halifax
West Grove Boiler Works, West Vale
West Hill, Halifax
West Vale Mills
West Vale Vicarage
Westfield House, Halifax
Wharf Inn, Sowerby Bridge
Wharf Mill, Sowerby Bridge
Wheat Sheaf, Elland
Richard Whitaker & Sons Limited
White Hart, Halifax
White Horse, Hebden Bridge
White Horse, Triangle
White Lion Hotel & Posting House, Halifax
White Swan Hotel, Halifax
White Swan Inn & Posting House, Halifax
Who could a' thowt it, Southowram
Wilkinson's Clay Works, Elland
Wilson's Bobbin Mill, Cornholme
Windmill Mill, Shelf
Witchfield Methodist Chapel, Shelf
Withinfields Junior & Infants' School, Southowram
Wolf, Luddenden
Wood Top Dye Works, Hebden Bridge
Woodfield Mill, Greetland
Woodman, Hebden Bridge
Woodman House, Elland
Woodman, Luddendenfoot
Woodnook, Sowerby Bridge
Woodside Baths, Boothtown
Woodside Flour Mill, Elland
Woodside, Halifax
Woodvale Silk Mills, Brighouse
Woolpack, Halifax
Woolpack, Sowerby Bridge

Yew Tree House, Southowram
Yew Trees, Southowram
York Inn, Halifax

Zingo Nick, Brighouse
Zion Methodist Free Chapel, Hove Edge
Zion Primitive Methodist Church, Elland
Zion Strict Baptist Church, Siddal 



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