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Butler Cottage and Butler Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Baildon, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8523 / 53°51'8"N

Longitude: -1.7642 / 1°45'50"W

OS Eastings: 415611

OS Northings: 439593

OS Grid: SE156395

Mapcode National: GBR JR3W.VS

Mapcode Global: WHC92.WF3K

Plus Code: 9C5WV62P+W8

Entry Name: Butler Cottage and Butler Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133403

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337858

ID on this website: 101133403

Location: Church Hill, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD17

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Baildon

Built-Up Area: Baildon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Baildon St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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11/7 Butler Cottage and
Butler Farmhouse


Also known as No 35 and 37 Church Hill. House, now 2 dwellings.
Mid C17. Hammer-dressed stone, dressed quoins, stone slate roof.
2 storeys with single-storey outshut to rear. 2-cell, gable-entry
plan. Three 1st-floor windows. All are double-chamfered mullioned
windows, those to ground floor having hood-moulds. 1st cell (Butler
Cottage) has former 5-light window with lowered sill altered to 2
lights and with inserted doorway. 3-light window above. 2nd cell
has 6-light window (lacking a mullion), 4-light window above; inserted
doorway with French windows to left of 2-light fire-window (lacks
mullion) with 4-light window above. Coped gable with kneelers and
stack to right. Rear has low sweeping roof with 2-light window (blocked)
to left of doorway with tie-stone jambs (blocked). Other 2-light
window (blocked) and 2 later inserted windows. Right-hand return
wall has wide doorway with tie-stone jambs (blocked) forming original
gable-entry. Set above is taking-in-door with tie-stone jambs, partly
blocked to window. To left, doorway with tie-stone jambs.

Interior: Cottage has stop-chamfered spine-bean and moulded beam with
groove to its soffit for board-and-muntin panelling a small section of
which survives. Basket-arched fireplace with stop-chamfered surround.
King-post truss with single-angle struts. lst-floor chamber has C18
fireplace (probably when Butler House(q.v.)was built) with architrave
and moulded shelf with a 2-light double-chamfered mullioned window
now blocked by Butler House. Farmhouse has the continuation of same
chamfered spine-beam as in cottage. This has scarf-joint to north-east
end, evidence of former bressumer.

Listing NGR: SE1561139593

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