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Butterworth End Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Greetland and Stainland, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.6891 / 53°41'20"N

Longitude: -1.9237 / 1°55'25"W

OS Eastings: 405136

OS Northings: 421402

OS Grid: SE051214

Mapcode National: GBR HT0S.B9

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.FJ5R

Entry Name: Butterworth End Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339147

Location: Calderdale, HX6

County: Calderdale

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

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Listing Text

SE 0421 & SE 0521
(west side, off)
Butterworth End Farmhouse
and Butterworth End
Farmhouse, part now a separate cottage/outbuilding. Mid C17 with later
C17 wing and late C17-early C18 porch subdivided into several cottages early-
mid C19. Coursed squared stone and rubble brought to course (right bay);
stone slate roof. L-shaped plan having wing to rear left, 2nd wing added
parallel to this to rear centre, and 2-storey porch added in the angle of
this later wing and the main range. 2 storeys, 4 bays with through passage.
Quoins to left. Two left bays; refaced C19. Central c1980 porch flanked
by 3-light flat-faced mullion windows on each floor, all except ground-floor
right window with narrow central light. Shaped gutter brackets. Bay 3:
chamfered quoined basket-arched doorway with deep lintel formerly in gabled
porch; above it a C19 window and a reset sundial. Bay 4: C19 doorway to
left of 4-light window with 3-light window above, both chamfered mullioned.
Shaped kneeler and coping to left gable. Ridge stacks between bays 1 and
2 and to wings. Rear: right wing: plinth, quoins on right, eaves lower
on right. A 5-light double-chamfered mullion window (2 mullions removed)
with hoodmould to each floor. C19 doorway to left on ground floor and window
on lst floor. Left wing: C19 doorway; left return has a 5-light double-
chamfered mullion window to each floor, partly blocked by porch, with hoodmould
to ground-floor window, Porch: blind lst-floor oculus; entrance in left
return: bricked-up chamfered quoined doorway with deep lintel under blocked
oculus and gable with shaped kneelers and coping; inside is earlier chamfered
quoined shallow-Tudor-arched doorway to main range. Left bay (main range);
blocked 2-light window to ground floor, 4-light window to lst floor, both
chamfered mullioned. Left return: watershot stone; a blocked 2-light chamfered
mullion window to 1st floor of wing and main range. Interior: through-passage
has stop-chamfered quoined doorway into housbody which has heck beam, large,
roll-moulded, elliptical-arched fireplace with pendant over keystone, and
chamfered spine beams. Right bay has king-post roof truss with angle struts,
large-scantling trenched purlins, rafters and square-section ridge-piece
- all probably C17. Former numerals on panel on housebody chimney breast
reported to read "1656"? (RCHM(E) report (31454), although Kendall records
the inscription over the fireplace as being '(Mary) 1690', for Isaac and
I - H
Mary Holroyde, Isaac acquiring the property in 1666-7 (Kendall, p 109).
HP Kendall, "Ancient Halls of Norland", Halifax Antiquarian Society, Vol
2 (1904), pp 93-111.

Listing NGR: SE0513621402

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

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