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Latitude: 53.7002 / 53°42'0"N
Longitude: -1.9104 / 1°54'37"W
OS Eastings: 406009
OS Northings: 422646
OS Grid: SE060226
Mapcode National: GBR HT3N.69
Mapcode Global: WHB8N.M8G5
Entry Name: Middle Harper Royd Cottages middle Harper Royd Farmhouse
Listing Date: 19 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1134513
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339241
Location: Calderdale, HX6
Electoral Ward/Division: Greetland and Stainland
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Norland
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SOWERBY BRIDGE HOLLIN LANE
- Middle Harper Royd
Farmhouse and Nos 1,
2 and 3 Middle Harper
Farmhouse, now house, part a separate dwelling, and pair of attached cottages. House
dated "M 1687", divided into 4 cottages early C19, C19 alterations reconverted c.1985;
pair of cottages late C18-early C19. Coursed squared stone, stone slate roofs.
House: 2 storeys, 4 bays with partial rear outshut and wing to rear centre, right bay
a separate cottage, left bay raised and separated C19 (now part of house). Cottages:
2 storeys, 2 lst-floor windows each. House, from left: bay 1: 4- (now 3-) light
double-chamfered mullion window with hoodmould to left of later doorway; let floor
blind. Bay 2: doorway with plain stone surround to left of 4- (now 2-) light double-
chamfered mullion window; 3-light flat-faced mullion window above. Bay 3: inserted
window to left of moulded quoined shallow-basket-arched doorway with dated lintel;
3-light flat-faced mullion window above. Bay 4: 4-panel door in plain stone surround
to right of inserted window with window in similar surround above. 3 stacks to ridge
(one at right end). Cottages: quoins to right; 2 doorways with plain stone surrounds,
each to right of C20 window and with 2 windows above; stack to left end of each.
Rear: house: outshut on right has a 4-light and 1-light single-chamfered mullion
window; wing has C19 windows. Cottage in left bay and 2 to left each have a 6-light
flat-faced mullion window on each floor. Interior of house: a quoined stop-chamfered
doorway from housebody to left room and from left room to outshut. House being
restored at time of resurvey. A datestone above the well in the yard is inscribed 'GB
1637', the initials being those of Gabriel Bentley, whom Kendall notes built the house
(Kendall, p.163). Those on the house datestone are of Henry Barrow.
H P Kendall, "The Harper Royds", Halifax Antiquarian Society, Vol.10 (1913),
Listing NGR: SE0600922646
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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