EMSLEY HOUSE THE HIGH HALL UPPER HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1065881

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

Statutory Address: EMSLEY HOUSE, ST STEPHEN'S ROAD

Statutory Address: THE HIGH HALL, ST STEPHEN'S ROAD

Statutory Address: UPPER HALL, ST STEPHEN'S ROAD

Map

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THE HIGH HALL
UPPER HALL
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Location

Statutory Address: EMSLEY HOUSE, ST STEPHEN'S ROAD

Statutory Address: THE HIGH HALL, ST STEPHEN'S ROAD

Statutory Address: UPPER HALL, ST STEPHEN'S ROAD

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

District: Bradford (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Steeton with Eastburn

National Grid Reference: SE 03387 44589

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 419014

Legacy System: LBS

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