HIGH BENTLEY FARM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1133767

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1956

Statutory Address: HIGH BENTLEY FARM, GREEN LANE, SHELF

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Location

Statutory Address: HIGH BENTLEY FARM, GREEN LANE, SHELF

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

District: Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 13203 28484

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Details

SE 12 NW 1/94

SHELF, GREEN LANE (east side), High Bentley Farm

(Formerly listed as Lower Fold Farmhouse)

1.11.56

G.V. II*

House. Mid. C17. Large dressed stone to south front, hammer-dressed stone to return walls and rear, stone slate roof. Hall and cross-wings plan with added rear kitchen wing between the 2 wings. 2 storeys. 3-room south front with hearth passage will be treated as 3 bays. Outer bays are gabled cross-wings, the left hand of which breaks forward. Both have coped gables with kneelers and spiked lantern finials. The left hand cross-wing has double chamfered mullioned windows with hoodmoulds of 5 lights to ground floor and 4 lights (2 mullions removed) to 1st floor. Right hand return wall to hall range has double chamfered windows of 2 lights to both floors. That to ground floor has hoodmould which continues at right angles over central bay ground floor windows. These are double chamfered mullioned windows, large hall window formerly of 12 lights having lost its transoms and most mullions and 2-light fire window. Over is 6-light chamfered mullioned window which only retains its king mullion. Doorway has composite jambs and heavy lintel with Tudor arch, spandrels and chamfered surround. Right hand bay is service end flush with hall range and has only chamfered mullioned windows indicating its lesser status of 5 lights to ground floor and 4 lights to 1st floor. Left hand return wall of cross-wing has gable parallel with hall range and chamfered mullioned windows of 5 lights with 3-light window over. Rear has 3 gables the central of which breaks forward and has unusual feature of ashlar faced return wall with arch-headed doorway at 1st floor level possibly a taking-in door of high quality to weaving shop. Gable has another similar doorway to ground floor in line with front door indicating a through passage plan, and some chamfered mullioned windows. All 3 gables are coped with finials like south front. Return wall has lateral stack reduced in height and some C19 flat faced mullioned windows.



Listing NGR: SE1329728398

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Legacy System number: 338973

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