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Latitude: 53.7926 / 53°47'33"N
Longitude: -1.8754 / 1°52'31"W
OS Eastings: 408304
OS Northings: 432924
OS Grid: SE083329
Mapcode National: GBR HSBL.S6
Mapcode Global: WHC97.5X6X
Entry Name: Close Head House and Adjoining Barn
Listing Date: 9 August 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1133620
English Heritage Legacy ID: 337302
Location: Bradford, BD13
Electoral Ward/Division: Thornton and Allerton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Thornton St James
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
5111 WELL HEADS
Hill Top BD13
Close Head House and
SE 0832 38/1177
Dated 1857. A 2-storey 3 bay villa with service wing, probably a recasing
of earlier farmhouse, and incorporating to north-east a barn. Villa designs
of this date and type are unusual in the area. Thin sandstone "bricks" with
ashlar quoins and dressings. Stone slate roof with moulded eaves cornice.
Flanking chimneys with bracketed cornices. Symmetrical south front. Central
first floor sash window in rusticated surround, flanking 2-storey pilastered
canted bay windows. Pilastered doorway with dated frieze and moulded cornice.
Impost moulding to spring of fanlight arch. The set back stone slate roofed
barn has segmental archway. Close Head House is prominently set on a terrace
overlooking the valley below Thornton.
Listing NGR: SE0830432924
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