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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: 1126549



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


District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Blackshaw

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Dec-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 422742

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SD 92NE BLACKSHAW C.P. NEW ROAD, SD 957284 Colden 7/31 Lower Strines Farmhouse and Lower Strines Cottage 1.11.66 (formerly listed as Lower Strines) G.V. II

House, late C16 wing with slightly later (c.1600) main range, now forms 2 dwellings. Large dressed stone, stone slate roof. Hall-and-crosswing plan with rear baffle entry. 2 storeys. Wing set slightly forward from main range has rebuilt (c.1980) west front which retains double chamfered mullioned windows with arched heads and sunken spandrels of 5 lights. These have hoodmoulds with straight returns with 3-light window over to 1st floor. Housebody has double chamfered mullioned windows to ground floor retaining some ovolo moulded mullions. 2-light fire-window, 6-light housebody window with king mullion and same to parlour window. 1st floor has chamfered mullioned windows. Single light over fire-window inserted c.1980; two 3-light windows. Attached to left hand return wall is single cell extension c.1980 out of sympathy with the building. Rear has single light to left of 3-light window. 2 chamfered windows formerly of 2 lights to 1st floor. Doorway, at junction with wing, has cyma moulded surround. Wing has 5-light chamfered windows with arched heads. 2- light flat faced mullioned window over to 1st floor. Right hand return wall has extruded gable stack. One other stack to ridge. Interior: Division wall between wing and housebody has 2 doorways with roll- moulded surround to either side of the former dais end of the original single storey hall the roofline of which is still visible. This end is now altered to form the smoke bay and retains its bressumer and reeded spine beams. Parlour has fine fireplace with basket arch, cyma moulded surround and deeply sunken spandrels. The eastern spine beam has a groove to its soffit and it would appear that formerly service rooms were divided from the parlour. C.F. Stell, p.114, 263, 276, 283.

Listing NGR: SD9577528408

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Stell, C F, Vernacular Architecture in a Pennine Community, (1960)
Stell, C F, Vernacular Architecture in a Pennine Community, (1960), 276, 283

National Grid Reference: SD 95775 28408


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