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North Birks Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxenhope, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8171 / 53°49'1"N

Longitude: -1.9389 / 1°56'20"W

OS Eastings: 404120

OS Northings: 435652

OS Grid: SE041356

Mapcode National: GBR GSX9.1D

Mapcode Global: WHB82.5BZ1

Entry Name: North Birks Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338204

Location: Oxenhope, Bradford, BD22

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Oxenhope

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Oxenhope St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 03 NW (east side, off)
8/106 Haworth

North Birks Farmhouse
and attached barn


Farmhouse and attached barn. C17 with early C19 alterations. Coursed sandstone
with millstone grit dressings to earliest part of house (on left), millstone grit
to rest, ashlar porch and part of rear ashlar. Stone slate roofs. House: 2
storeys with partial single-storey outshut to front and 2-storey porch to left
of outshut. Irregular fenestration. Quoins. Gabled porch has round-arched door-
way with chamfered, quoined surround, voussoirs and moulded impost band. Over
doorway a small, square opening and above this a plaque inscribed 'NMF'. To right.
of porch is outshut with two 4-light double-chamfered mullioned windows, some mul-
lions removed, the window to left with hoodmould, the window to right with
inserted C19 doorway. To left of porch a later door, and a 3-light double-
chamfered mullioned window to left and above. Single-storey addition to left has
quoins, door and window. 4 ridge stacks. Rear: 2 storeys, 3 lst-floor windows
and an oculus. Double-chamfered mullioned windows, to ground floor of 4 lights,
6 lights with king mullion, 2 lights, and 2 lights with added 2 lights; to 1st
floor of 4 lights, 4 lights, oculus with chamfered surround, and 2 lights. Con-
tinuous dripmould to ground floor windows. Barn to right of house: quoins. Cen-
tral round-arched cart door with quoins, skewbacks, chamfered voussoirs and a lin-
tel course over voussoirs. To right of cart door a small, square, double-
chamfered window, and a later door; to left a C19 window. On entering through
cart door there is, to left, a doorway with chamfered, quoined surround and false-
ogee chamfered lintel; and to right a blocked doorway with chamfered, quoined
surround. Rear: opposed round-arched cart door with stone above inscribed 'AH'.

Listing NGR: SE0412035652

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

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