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EMSLEY HOUSE THE HIGH HALL UPPER HALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: EMSLEY HOUSE THE HIGH HALL UPPER HALL

List entry Number: 1065881

Location

EMSLEY HOUSE, ST STEPHEN'S ROAD
THE HIGH HALL, ST STEPHEN'S ROAD
UPPER HALL, ST STEPHEN'S ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Steeton with Eastburn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 419014

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SEO344 STEETON-WITH-EASTBURN C.P. ST. STEPHEN'S ROAD (west side), Steeton 12/205 10.9.54. The High Hall (Emsley House or Upper Hall)

GV II

Large house. Initialled and dated HC/AC, extended and altered AD/1674 1921 by Godfrey L. Clarke. Dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. South entrance front : 5-bay symmetrical facade: 2 storey C17-style gabled porch (c1921) has basket-arched doorway, heraldic shield and 3-light stepped window with recess for bell over. Coped gable with kneelers. Inner door has decorative iron straps. 2 bays of wooden cruciform windows to either side. 2 stacks with panelled arcades in the local style, (see No 18 High Street q.v.). Long range attached at right angles to rear preserves original double-chamfered mullioned windows with cavetto-moulded mullions to housebody of 6-lights with 2-light fire-window under a single hoodmould. 4 bays of similar windows c1921 with projecting canted bay-window. 3 stacks to ridge. Rear of this range has similar windows and 2 semicircular-arched door- ways to right of tall 5-light stair window with 3 transoms and stained glass heraldic motifs. Lateral stack with shaped sides.

Interior : Former housebody has scarf-jointed spine beams, evidence of former bressumer and stop-chamfered joists. Stair hall : oak- panelled; barley-sugar twist balusters to stair; original doorway with cyma-moulded surround and shaped and dated lintel. Matching door dated " AK LK " 1921 (Keighley family). Other panelled rooms c1921.

Listing NGR: SE0338744589

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National Grid Reference: SE 03387 44589

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