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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: 1134692



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


District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Mirfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 340835

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MIRFIELD WELLHOUSE LANE SE 22 SW 2/149 Wellhouse Farmhouse and 14/3/66 attached barn


Farmhouse, right part now barn. House dated 1576, altered, barn section altered or rebuilt late 18C incorporating original timber-work. Coursed rubble with quoins and plinth, dressed stone to left part of house. Stone slate roof. Two storeys. Probably formerly a 3-room house with through passage between centre and right rooms, and outshut at rear of housebody. The right room now incorporated into the barn building at 90°. Housebody has doorway to right, blocked, with moulded surround and 4-centred arched triangular lintel with raised letters in sunk panel: Gbh 1576 GH. Large 20C 2-light window to left and 19C doorway to left of this. Two 2-light 19C windows to 1st floor. Left room projects and has mid 19C walling and window openings, and hipped roof. Tall rendered ridge stack to right of original doorway. The rear of the housebody has opposing entrance with quoined surround and cambered head in triangular lintel. The barn has later openings in gable front and 3 and 4-light 18C and 19C windows in right return. Central ridge stack of early brickwork.

Interior: at least 2 arcade posts. Stop-chamfered beams to left and centre rooms and in barn. Large fireplace in left room with mounted surround and deep triangular lintel. Said to have similar fireplace in centre room though now covered. Original oak pantry door with 4 round-arched panels and reed moulding. Central 18C chimney breast in barn may indicate former use as cottages.

Listing NGR: SE2072121127

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National Grid Reference: SE2072121127


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