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Templar Cottage, Beckfoot Farmhouse and Beckfoot Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bingley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.842 / 53°50'31"N

Longitude: -1.8418 / 1°50'30"W

OS Eastings: 410505

OS Northings: 438424

OS Grid: SE105384

Mapcode National: GBR HSL0.1H

Mapcode Global: WHC91.PP4K

Entry Name: Templar Cottage, Beckfoot Farmhouse and Beckfoot Cottage

Listing Date: 9 August 1966

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337899

Location: Bingley, Bradford, BD16

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Bingley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cottingley St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE105384 (west side)

6/46 Templar Cottage,
9.8.66 Beckfoot Farmhouse and
Beckfoot Cottage
(formerly listed as
Beckfoot Farm House)


House in 3 occupations. Initialled and dated " TB 1617 " with
mid-C17 addition and midC20 alteration. Large dressed stone, stone
slate roofs. 2 storeys. Two 3-cell plan houses, attached in line
forming a long range. House to left: T-shaped with cross-wing. All
are double-chamfered mullioned windows, those to 1st floor have almost
square reveals. 1st cell has 4-light window (lacking 2 mullions) with
3-light above. 2nd cell, housebody, has 2-light fire-window to left of
5-light window with 4-light and 2-light above. Gabled mid-C20 porch at
junction with 3rd cell which has 4-light window with same above renewed
in concrete. Rainwater spout at junction with earlier house. 2 ridge
stacks. Left gable is coped with kneelers. Rear has other 3-light and
2-light windows. Left-hand return wall has 3-light window to 1st floor.
Attached to right-hand return is earlier house of 1617. This may have
been of 2 cells originally with 3rd cell added. 1st and 2nd cells both
set forward of 3rd cell. 1st cell has 5-light window with hoodmould
with 4-light above and doorway with composite jambs, Tudor-arched lintel
with cyma-moulded surround date-stone set over. 2-light window above
2nd cell, set back, has 6-light window with cottage doorway with monolithic
jambs taken out of one light, sill renewed in concrete. 5-light window
above. 3rd cell, set back, has 4-light window with 3-light above and
doorway with chamfered surround. Coped gables with kneelers. Those to
right have lantern finials often associated with the Knights Templars;
different finials to apex of each gable. 2 C20 stacks set forward from
ridge. Rear: 3rd cell, to left, has Tudor-arched doorway with cyma-
moulded surround. 2nd cell breaks forward and has 4-light window with
5 x 5-light mullioned-and-transomed window above. 1st cell has 2-light
to left of 4 x 4-light mullioned-and-transomed window with 2-light window
and 3-light window above

Interior: House dated 1617 has fine original corner fireplace with Tudor-
arched lintel and moulded surround (cyma, step, cyma) and bold stops;
stop-chamfered floor joists and spine-beams, one has groove to its soffit
for panelling to divide the room. 1st floor has tie-beam with mortices
for brace, wall-plate and post indicating that it was timber-framed originally
Fireplace has square lintel with cyma-moulded surround. Division between
two rooms has board-and-muntin panelling with triple reeded edges.
Ground floor of 2nd cell has scarf-jointed spine beams,evidence of former
bressumer and fire-hood now replaced by mid-C18 fireplace with monolithic
jambs and basket-arched bressumer. King-post roof without struts.

Listing NGR: SE1050538424

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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