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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: 1134754



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


District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Holme Valley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Nov-1991

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Nov-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 340676

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SE 10 NW 4/10000

Choppards, CHOPPARDS LANE, Wash Pit Mill

(Formerly listed as Wash Pit Mill, CHOPPARDS LANE, Wooldale)



Textile Mill c1840. Hammer dressed stone, stone slate roof. 4 1/2 storeys. 5-bay gable fronted, 7 bay returns. All windows have thin ashlar flush sills and lintels, 6 paned timber glazing, top casement. Coped gable with kneelers, west gable has chimney. Arched window in gable apex. Outer bay windows of attic storey have window lintels aligned to the roof pitch, an unusual feature. Taking-in door in 5 bay to first 3 floors only. Custom glazed rooflights set close to ridge, 3 each side. Interior: timber floored with joists and spine beams supported by cast iron columns with ring caps. Stone cantilevered semi- spiral stair rises to attic on north side, lit by small lunette at attic level. 7 bay softwood fish-bone king-post roof with tie- beam at collar level. Principal rafters support 5 purlins each side and are morticed into main spine beam which acts as lower tie-beam and supports attic floor. Built off the floor at eaves edge are unusual tumbled wedges which support vertical post to principal with notched joint. The wedges are bolted through to the spine-beam/tie-beam.

Listing NGR: SE1423306670

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National Grid Reference: SE1423306670


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