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Lower Edge Farmhouse (Block to East of Main Range at 90 Degrees)

A Grade II Listed Building in Meltham, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6015 / 53°36'5"N

Longitude: -1.8408 / 1°50'26"W

OS Eastings: 410633

OS Northings: 411673

OS Grid: SE106116

Mapcode National: GBR HVLS.8P

Mapcode Global: WHCB6.PQMW

Entry Name: Lower Edge Farmhouse (Block to East of Main Range at 90 Degrees)

Listing Date: 24 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134656

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340849

Location: Meltham, Kirklees, HD9

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Meltham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Christ the King, Meltham

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(Crosland Edge)
Lower Edge Farmhouse
(block to east of main
range and at 90°)


Former farmhouse, now a part of larger residence. Dated 1648. Deeply
coursed hammer dressed stone. Stone slate roof. Chamfered gable
copings on cut kneelers. One finial. Later central stack. Two
storeys. The main entrance is on the west side close to the south
gable end. Doorway has chamfered reveals and Tudor arched lintel.
Highly decorative shield over doorway is inscribed: EB IB
Over this is stepped hood mould with decorative stops. One 2-light
double chamfered window over, with mullions removed. South gable has
6-light window with king mullion only remaining and with hood mould
with only one stop remaining. To 1st floor is one 4-light window
with 2 mullions removed and hood mould. Both are double chamfered.
The side elevation has 2 round-arched fine windows at high level.
Altered ground floor windows. The north gable has one double
chamfered window to each floor, that to ground floor, formerly of 4-lights
with hood mould, now with all mullions removed, that to 1st floor being
of 3-lights, with one new mullion, and hood mould with decorative stops.

Listing NGR: SE1063311673

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

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