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Upper Gatecroft Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Addingham, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.9253 / 53°55'31"N

Longitude: -1.8815 / 1°52'53"W

OS Eastings: 407877

OS Northings: 447693

OS Grid: SE078476

Mapcode National: GBR HR91.GM

Mapcode Global: WHC8N.2L9M

Entry Name: Upper Gatecroft Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 25 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337749

Location: Addingham, Bradford, LS29

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Addingham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Addingham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


4/16 Upper Gatecroft
Farmhouse and
attached barn


House and attached barn. Late C16 single-storey house with added porch;
barn and rear 2-storey kitchen wing mid C17; house raised to 2 storeys late
C18 with mid-Cl9 alterations when barn roof was raised in line with house.
Large roughly dressed stone to ground floor, smaller regular coursed stone
stone above ground floor windows, stone slate roof. 2-room front with small
service room to rear of parlour, kitchen wing at right angles to housebody.
Quoins. Double-chamfered mullioned window formerly of 4 lights has C19 lintel
to parlour; 4-light double-chamfered mullioned window (lacking 2 mullions)
with hoodmould over the straight return to housebody. 1st floor has 2 C19
windows with lintels dressed with margin as parlour window. Porch breask
forward under cat-slide roof with main range, doorway with quoined lintel
and broad stop-chamfered surround. Inner doorway has 2-piece depressed Tudor-
arched lintel with sunken spandrels and chamfered surround, over is chamfered
light with segmental-arched lintel with spandrels. Barn breaks forward.
Porch over cart entry rises out of aisles. Mistal doorways to right with
composite jambs. Coped gables with kneelers to house, which has dressed
C18 stack, and barn. Rear has 2-light chamfered mullioned window for service
room with break in stonework above where house was raised. Rear wing has
watershot masonry, C17 coped gable with C19 stack. Side wall has a 4-light
flat-faced mullioned window to each floor with inner chamfer; mid C20 outshut
with similar windows in keeping.

Interior: Rear door, now enclosed in outshut, has broad chamfered surround
and damaged Tudor-arched lintel, perhaps indicating it has been moved, the
lintel carved in relief "WHAH "


This leads into rear kitchen with broad chamfered spine beams one indicating
that it is a bressumer. Stone staircase enclosed in oak-panelled well.
Fear wing has fine king-post truss with stop-chamfered king-post and single-
angle struts. Housebody has basket-arched fireplace with broad chamfered
surround, inner beehive oven, stone lined. Stop-chamfered spine beams and
floor joists. Chamfered fireplace in upper chamber. Parlour has chamfered
spine beam resting on beam over window. Barn has softwood roof with fish-
bone king-post trusses. Earlier roofline of single-storey house visible.
There is a doorway (blocked from house direct to barn placing it in the
long-house tradition.

Listing NGR: SE0787747693

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

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