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Harley Head Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Brighouse, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7182 / 53°43'5"N

Longitude: -1.8054 / 1°48'19"W

OS Eastings: 412939

OS Northings: 424656

OS Grid: SE129246

Mapcode National: GBR HTTF.YW

Mapcode Global: WHC9N.7SJY

Plus Code: 9C5WP59V+7R

Entry Name: Harley Head Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133840

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338838

Location: Hipperholme and Lightcliffe, Calderdale, HX3

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Hipperholme and Lightcliffe

Built-Up Area: Brighouse

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hove Edge Saint Chad

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 12 SW


Nos. 206 to 21..6 (even)
(Harley Head Farmhouse)


Row of cottages formerly an early C18 house of L shape to which was added 4 more
bays to the left hand end in the late C18 or early C19. Thin coursed rubble
stone, white washed, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Original house of hall and
cross-wing plan. Cross-wing hipped to south gabled to north. South front of
original house of 3 bays each retaining chamfered mullioned windows with square
reveals of 3 large lights the centre of which is sashed. 2 inserted doorways
with thin monolithic jambs. Over all is long hoodmould partly mutilated by
inserted doorways. 1st floor has one similar window and other sashed windows.
One stack to left hand gable, one other at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays. Right
hand return wall has 2-light similar window to 1st floor. Rear has single
storey outshot flush with cross-wing which retains chamfered mullioned windows
with square reveals now of 3 large lights with hoodmoulds to both floors. This
elevation is rendered. One other similar window to aisle. Attached with lower
roofline are 3 bays which retain flat faced mullioned windows of 3 lights to
each bay. One stack to ridge. During the period 1839 to 1887 the Brighouse
Council offices were housed here, prior to the construction of the municipal
offices in the Town Hall in Brighouse (q.v.) in 1887.

Listing NGR: SE1293924656

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