Old Cragg Hall / Cragg Old Hall

Date:
28 Apr 2007
Location:
Old Cragg Hall, Swine Market Lane, Hebden Royd, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, HX7 5TB
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Cragg Old Hall, Swine Market Lane, Hebden Royd, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, HX7 5TB
Reference:
IOE01/15566/30
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SD 92SE HEBDEN ROYD C.P. (off) SWINE MARKET LANE, SD 998235 Cragg Vale 3/266 Old Cragg Hall (formerly listed as Cragg Old Hall) 19.7.63 II

House, dated 1617. Large dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. F-shaped plan, 5 divisions. 1st 2 formed by broad double-pile wing with 2 front gables and 2-span roof. Plinth, cavetto moulded string course continues over ground floor windows. All are double chamfered mullioned windows most with lowered sills and new mullions, probably early C20. 4-light window with 6-light mullion and transom window over. Early C20 gabled porch in keeping. 6-light window, with 6-light mullioned and transomed window. Gables are coped with kneelers and ball finials with carved faces to apex stone. Projecting rainwater-spout has carved face. Set back is narrow tall mullioned and transomed winddw of 6 lights.

Over is a single light. Gabled porch breaks forward, with depressed Tudor arched lintel inscribed with date, and elaborate moulded surround. 1st floor jetties out and has added carved heraldic tablet over which is 6-light cruciform window with hoodmould with straight returns. Set back, 2 windows of 2 long lights over a 2-light window. Right hand return wall has 3-light original window with 4-light window over and arched light to apex of gable which is coped with kneelers and ball finials. Attached is added wing dated 1933 in keeping.

Interior not inspected. Illustrated in A. Comfort, Ancient Halls in and About Halifax, (1913) p.25. C. F. Stell, p.74.

Listing NGR: SD9985623536

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1072 IOE Records taken by Norman Hurst; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Norman Hurst. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Hurst, Norman

Rights Holder: Hurst, Norman

Keywords

Stone, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument