LOWER FOLDS FARMHOUSE AND LOWER FOLDS COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1133973
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1983
Statutory Address:
LOWER FOLDS COTTAGE, GREEN LANE
Statutory Address:
LOWER FOLDS FARMHOUSE, GREEN LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LOWER FOLDS COTTAGE, GREEN LANE
Statutory Address:
LOWER FOLDS FARMHOUSE, GREEN LANE

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

District:
Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE0801818366

Details

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ELLAND (0FF) GREEN LANE Sowood Lower Folds Farmhouse and Lower Folds Cottage

II

House. Early C17 hall and cross-wing, with early C19 addition. Thin coursed Elland flags with larger dresser stone details, stone slate roof. 2-storey front, single storey aisle to rear of hall range. Front has gabled cross-wing, with garage made into ground floor. Depressed tudor arch-headed doorway with moulded jambs at junction of wing with main range. 6-light chamfered mullioned window (3 mullions removed) to main housebody. Large quoins to angles. Above is late C18 4-light mullioned window and similar inserted in gable in keeping. Right hand return wall has single arch-headed window with 2-light chamfered mullioned window over. Left hand return wall is rendered. Rear gable rendered with revealed quoins, has two late C18 2-light mullioned windows with 4-light window over (some mullions removed) - Gable has triple string course of projecting slates probably for pigeon columbarium surmounted by crocketed finial (to both gables). Aisle roofed continuously has chamfered mullioned windows of 3 and 2 lights (both with mullions removed). Built onto main range is later 2-storey building with the main feature of large taking-in door at first floor (now blocked) originally with outside staircase. Rear has 4-light and 2-light flat faced mullion windows to each floor. Stone gutter brackets survive to front. Main range has large dressed chimney stack to ridge to right of entry end.

Interior: has Tudor-headed fireplace backing onto through passage in cross-wing, kitchen has re-used tiebeam with half-lap joints from cruck building, and re-used cruck-blade as arcade plate to rear aisle; both gables to wing have exposed king-post truss built into the stonework, probably from earlier C16 timber framed building.

Listing NGR: SE0801818366

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
338464
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Feb 2007
Reference: IOE01/16274/27
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