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Emsley House the High Hall upper Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Steeton, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8975 / 53°53'50"N

Longitude: -1.9499 / 1°56'59"W

OS Eastings: 403387

OS Northings: 444589

OS Grid: SE033445

Mapcode National: GBR GRTC.NM

Mapcode Global: WHB7P.09RG

Plus Code: 9C5WV3W2+X2

Entry Name: Emsley House the High Hall upper Hall

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065881

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419014

Location: Steeton with Eastburn, Bradford, BD20

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Steeton with Eastburn

Built-Up Area: Steeton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Steeton St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(west side), Steeton
10.9.54. The High Hall
(Emsley House or
Upper Hall)


Large house. Initialled and dated HC/AC, extended and altered
1921 by Godfrey L. Clarke. Dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys.
South entrance front : 5-bay symmetrical facade: 2 storey C17-style
gabled porch (c1921) has basket-arched doorway, heraldic shield and
3-light stepped window with recess for bell over. Coped gable with
kneelers. Inner door has decorative iron straps. 2 bays of wooden
cruciform windows to either side. 2 stacks with panelled arcades in
the local style, (see No 18 High Street q.v.). Long range attached at
right angles to rear preserves original double-chamfered mullioned
windows with cavetto-moulded mullions to housebody of 6-lights with
2-light fire-window under a single hoodmould. 4 bays of similar
windows c1921 with projecting canted bay-window. 3 stacks to ridge.
Rear of this range has similar windows and 2 semicircular-arched door-
ways to right of tall 5-light stair window with 3 transoms and
stained glass heraldic motifs. Lateral stack with shaped sides.

Interior : Former housebody has scarf-jointed spine beams, evidence of
former bressumer and stop-chamfered joists. Stair hall : oak-
panelled; barley-sugar twist balusters to stair; original doorway with
cyma-moulded surround and shaped and dated lintel. Matching door
dated " AK LK "
(Keighley family). Other panelled rooms c1921.

Listing NGR: SE0338744589

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