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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: 1277496



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District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Ripponden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 406354

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SE 02SW RIPPONDEN (former U.D.) (off) COTE ROAD SE 032200 Lower Moor Farmhouse and 2/26 attached barn _

_ II*

House, 2nd quarter C17, attached to contemporary barn with mid C16 timber-framed interior. Thin coursed hammer dressed stone, rendered in part to barn, stone slate roof. Double-aisled barn with wide gable at right angles to house forms an L-shape. 3-room through-passage plan with 1 ½ storey porch to south front. 2 storey front with single aisle to rear of house. Barn to left has gable flush with house front with unusual feature of service end of house taken out of 1st bay of aisle of barn. Barn has central doorway with large lintel and composite jambs (blocked) formerly leading into end mistal or stable with hay loft over. Rectangular ventilators to gable and apex. House has double chamfered mullion windows: 4-light window with 3-light window over to 1st floor. Porch breaks forward and is faced in ashlar with Tudor arched doorway with moulded surround and spandrels. Set in gable, which is coped with kneelers and sundial finial, is single arch headed light with spandrels. Another to 1st floor to right set over 2-light fire-window, 6-light window to housebody with 4-light window over to 1st floor; 5-light window to former parlour with 4-light window over to 1st floor. String course continues round porch and over ground floor windows except those to service end. Rear has quoins and 3 chamfered mullioned windows of 2 lights and one of 4 lights to left of modern inserted C17 double chamfered mullioned window of 3 lights. Set back is through passage doorway with shallow arched lintel. Barn, at right angles has tall cart entries to either side set within aisle portal. Attached to east end of house is 2 storey single-cell late C19 cottage with higher roofline of no particular interest. This has gable stack. 3 other stacks to ridge; one backs on to through passage.

Interior: Oak segmental arched doorway leads from through passage into housebody. Similar doorway with ogee lintel leads into former parlour. Housebody retains bressumer and heck-post, (screen realigned in passage) and salt cupboard with oak frame and door carved with decorated lozenge with butterfly hinges. Timbered arcade to aisle which has tie reused from post of earlier barn now occupied by service end. King post roof with single angle struts. Barn has fine timbered interior of post-and-truss construction with queen strut trusses, curved braces to tie team and arcade-plate. Large wall ties to aisle.

A house of unusual development with the service end taken out of the barn, an apparently contemporary stone encasing of an existing timber-framed barn. The house retains its principal features and is a fine example of a yeoman- clothier's house.

Listing NGR: SE0321420050

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National Grid Reference: SE 03214 20050


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