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CLOSE HEAD HOUSE AND ADJOINING BARN

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: CLOSE HEAD HOUSE AND ADJOINING BARN

List entry Number: 1133620

Location

CLOSE HEAD HOUSE AND ADJOINING BARN, WELL HEADS BD13

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

County:

District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 337302

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5111 WELL HEADS Hill Top BD13

Close Head House and adjoining barn SE 0832 38/1177

II

2. Dated 1857. A 2-storey 3 bay villa with service wing, probably a recasing of earlier farmhouse, and incorporating to north-east a barn. Villa designs of this date and type are unusual in the area. Thin sandstone "bricks" with ashlar quoins and dressings. Stone slate roof with moulded eaves cornice. Flanking chimneys with bracketed cornices. Symmetrical south front. Central first floor sash window in rusticated surround, flanking 2-storey pilastered canted bay windows. Pilastered doorway with dated frieze and moulded cornice. Impost moulding to spring of fanlight arch. The set back stone slate roofed barn has segmental archway. Close Head House is prominently set on a terrace overlooking the valley below Thornton.

Listing NGR: SE0830432924

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National Grid Reference: SE 08304 32924

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