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Kirkby Grange Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Denby Dale, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.624 / 53°37'26"N

Longitude: -1.6307 / 1°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 424524

OS Northings: 414222

OS Grid: SE245142

Mapcode National: GBR KV1J.RM

Mapcode Global: WHCB9.X5NM

Entry Name: Kirkby Grange Hall

Listing Date: 29 March 1965

Last Amended: 15 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341291

Location: Denby Dale, Kirklees, WF4

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Denby Dale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Emley St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Kirkby Grange Hall
29/3/65 (formerly listed as
Kirkby Hall, Kirkby Lane)


Large house, how divided. Circa 1606 for Sir Richard Assheton of Middleton,
Lancashire, for his second son Ralph. C18 and recent alterations. Hammer
dressed stone. Quoins. Stone slate roof (turned, and lowered in parts).
Altered stacks, originally ashlar. Two storeys and attic. U-shaped plan
with 2 facades at 90° and two projecting wings at rear. The two facades
are similar in character each with a gable to right and of 3 bays with entrance
between 1st and 2nd bays. The main entrance on south side has elaborate
lintel with scrolls and shields and in raised letters, LAUS DEO. Bays of
double chamfered windows, mullioned and transomed, arranged: 10, 6 and 10-
light on south side, and 10, 6 and 14-light on east side. Each gable apex
has a 3-light window. Continuous drip mould over ground and first floors.
Wing on north side mainly altered and roof lowered.

Arched fireplace, 10 ft. 6 in. wide, in north-east parlour. Each arch-
stone bears number and mason's mark. Other rooms have plastered beams
and cornices.

H. N. Pobjoy, AHistory of Emley, 1970.

Listing NGR: SE2452414222

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