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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: 1230186



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


District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Hebden Royd

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Jun-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 405051

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SE 02NW HEBDEN ROYD C.P. (off) RAW LANE, SE 014266 Mytholmroyd 2/218 Birchen Lee Carr and attached barn (formerly listed as Birchen Lee Carr 19.7.63 (Nos 2 and 4)

G.V. II*

House, mid C17, with added barn dated 1886. Large dressed stone, stone slate roof. 3-room through-passage plan with added rear kitchen wing c.1673. Plinth, string course continues over ground floor windows. 2 chamfered mullioned windows of 2 lights (lacks mullions) to service end with 2-light double chamfered mullioned window over. Doorway with cyma moulded surround. All other windows are double chamfered mullioned. 3-light fire-window. Next 2 cells break forward under coped gables with kneelers with 2-span roof. Impressive frontage. 16-light mullioned and transomed housebody window with 3 king mullions. 5-light window over to 1st floor has hoodmould with decorative stops. Rainwater chute projects between gables. 7-light parlour window with double stepped window of 3 over 5 lights has stepped hoodmould. Attached barn, slightly set back, has elliptical arched cart entry the keystone engraved " S C ". 1 8 8 6 Over is a circular pitching hole with 4 keystones. To either side mistal doorways with single light window and arrow slit ventilators. Eaves band and gutter brackets. Left hand return wall has 3-light chamfered mullioned window with 5-light double chamfered mullioned window over to 1st floor which has hoodmould with scrolled label stops. Rear kitchen wing ruinous though all stonework preserved including that of segmental arched fireplace. Hall range has 3-light chamfered mullioned window with hoodmould. Over to 1st floor under coped gable is double chamfered mullioned window of 6 lights. Interior preserves bressumer and reeded spine beams. Fireplace with moulded shelf, segmental arched lintel carried on corbelled jambs has moulded surround. A house of some distinction, prominent in the landscape. One of the finest examples of a Yeoman clothier's house in West Yorkshire. C. F. Stell, p.49, 239, 240, 286. "

Listing NGR: SE0142226694

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Stell, C F, Vernacular Architecture in a Pennine Community, (1960), 49, 239
Stell, C F, Vernacular Architecture in a Pennine Community, (1960), 240, 286

National Grid Reference: SE 01422 26694


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