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Close Head House and Adjoining Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornton and Allerton, Bradford

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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

Plus Code: 9C5WQ4VF+2R

Entry Name: Close Head House and Adjoining Barn

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337302

Location: Thornton and Allerton, Bradford, BD13

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Thornton and Allerton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Hill Top BD13

Close Head House and
adjoining barn
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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