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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: 1278733



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: 405052

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SE 02NW EBDEN ROYD C.P. RAW LANE, SE 015267 Mytholmroyd 2/219 Wadsworth Banks Farmhouse (formerly listed as No. 2 Banks Cottages) 19.7.63

G.V. II*

House, late medieval timber framed house the timber mostly replaced in stone at different phases early to late C17. Now forms L-shaped plan with projecting cross-wing. Large dressed stone to front, hammer dressed stone to sides and rear, blue slate roof. 2 storeys. Cross-wing has plinth, impressive 18-light parlour window, double chamfered mullioned and transomed with 2 king mullions with hoodmould over with decorative stops. Over, to 1st floor, the same but without label stops. Coped gable with kneelers and finial. Right hand return wall has-double chamfered mullioned cross-window with 2-light window over. Hall range has double chamfered mullioned windows to ground floor and chamfered mullioned to 1st floor. 8-light window with king mullion with 6-light window over. 4-light window with 3-light window over. Break in stonework. 3-light window with, to either side 2-light windows with continuous hoodmould over with decorative label stops. 4-light window over to 1st floor. Coped gable with kneelers. Left hand return wall of cross-wing has double chamfered mullioned window to rear dairy of 6 lights next to inserted C19 doorway with monolithic jambs. Chamfered mullioned window of 3 lights over to 1st floor. Rear of cross-wing has double chamfered mullioned windows of 2 and 3 lights. String course. Impressive 12-light mullioned and transomed window with hoodmould with decorative label stops. Coped gable with kneelers which have bases for finials. Rear of hall range is single-storey under added outshut, probably late C18 with segmental arched entry with keystone and impost to left of former 5-light thin flat faced mullioned window. 2 stacks to ridge of hall range, one other to cross-wing. Interior of-hall range preserves a close studded timber-framed wall with arched braces and heavily jowled head to post on stylobat. The ground floor. has a board and muntin division wall with sill beam on a stone footing. One face of the panelling has muntins with roll moulding of high quality dating from the late C15. A very rare and important survival. C. F. Stell, p.39-43, 279, 280, 282.

Listing NGR: SE0150826763

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Stell, C F, Vernacular Architecture in a Pennine Community, (1960), 39-43
Stell, C F, Vernacular Architecture in a Pennine Community, (1960), 279, 280
Stell, C F, Vernacular Architecture in a Pennine Community, (1960), 282

National Grid Reference: SE 01508 26763


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