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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.


List entry Number: 1111890



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


District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Sep-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 336550

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1. 5111 HEADLEY LANE Thornton BD13

Upper Headley Hall SE 0932 38/94 4.9.52


2. A fine remarakably unaltered hall built by the Midgley family in the reign of Elizabeth I. Two-storeys, coursed gritstone, stone slate roof. Gabled west wing with moulded saddlestone and capped shaped kneeler; the left hand one inscribed W Midgley, the right hand dated 1589. The porch is dated 1604. Stone slate roofs with C19 corniced chimneys. The entrance front has a particularly good sequence of chamfered mullioned-transomed windows most unusually retaining their original leaded glazing and wrought iron casements. The main hall window with drip mould, has 2 rows of eight lights with leaded panes of rare design. The central pane to each light is a diamond sub-divided in form, the top 3 panes are round headed with subsidiary division to the spandrels, the whole creating a Perpendicular tracery effect. Chamfered mullioned windows to side and rear elevations. The porch is steeply gabled with moulded saddlestone and shaped kneelers, crowning carved stone finial. Outer doorway with moulded jambs and 4 centred arch in squared head with drip mould over. The spandrels are inscribed IM and 1604, the drip mould is carved with LM at the return and M in the apex of the gable. Original door with sliding bar in wall sockets, The interior retains carved oak doors, rail and muntin panelling/ partitioning, and staircase.

Listing NGR: SE0978532157

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National Grid Reference: SE 09785 32157


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