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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: 1133766



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


District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1956

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Dec-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338971

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SHELF GREEN LANE SE 12 NW (west side) 1/93 Low Bentley Farmhouse (formerly listed as Low Bentley, including that 1. 11. 56 part used as a cottage) G. V. II

House, dated 1600. Hall and cross-wing with added rear kitchen wing. Hammer- dressed stone, stone slate roof. Double gabled frontage completely re-built in 1970's retaining some original details. Cross-wing flush with hall. All are double chamfered mullioned windows. Cross-wing has 10-light mullioned and transomed window with same over. Hall has large 14-light window with 3-light over; all have hoodmoulds with straight returns. Coped gables with kneelers and finials, lateral hall stack. Right hand return wall has side entrance with moulded composite jambs and one original stop and 4-centred arched lintel with carved spandrels with shields bearing the initials 'WC' and 'JC'. The top of the lintel bears the date. String course runs over and round kitchen wing which has double chamfered mullioned windows of 2 lights. Gable has quoins and double chamfered mullioned window of 6 lights with king mullion, with 10-light mullioned and transomed window over.

Interior: Open hall with original gallery with panelling carved with lunettes. Stair retains original balusters. Some original arch-headed doors survive as do board and muntin partitions to right hand cross-wing.

Listing NGR: SE1311628372

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National Grid Reference: SE 13116 28372


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