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Croft Head Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Shepley, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5849 / 53°35'5"N

Longitude: -1.709 / 1°42'32"W

OS Eastings: 419358

OS Northings: 409853

OS Grid: SE193098

Mapcode National: GBR JVHZ.SM

Mapcode Global: WHCBG.Q5C2

Entry Name: Croft Head Farm

Listing Date: 23 June 1965

Last Amended: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341215

Location: Kirkburton, Kirklees, HD8

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Kirkburton

Built-Up Area: Shepley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Shepley St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 10 NE STATION ROAD
Kirkburton
8/100
No. 14 (Croft Head Farm)
23rd June 1965 (formerly listed as Croft
Head Farmhouse and out-
building)

G.V. II


House, part of group. C17, but greatly altered in the late C18, and
containing timber framing probably of the C15. Coursed rubble with
quoins. Stone slate roof. Two storeys. The main elevation has
late C18 openings, but the near-central doorway has reset triangular
lintel with raised lettering: TM 1620 WM
GOD : BLESS : THIS : HOUSE
AND . THEM. THAT DWELL . THERE IN
To left is 3-light window and to right are 2-light window, both with
mullions removed. Four 2-light windows to 1st floor. To right gable
is central projecting stack, to the left of which is a 2-light double
chamfered window, and to the right is a 3-light window to each floor,
both double chamfered, and a tiny chamfered light. Outshut to rear
with recent stone porch.

Interior: The wall between the house and outshut is timber-framed with
2 visible posts, an intermediate rail and close studding. The posts
are arch-braced to the arcade plate all with pegged joints. A former
doorway in the stud wall is part blocked. At 90° is part of a truss
with housings on its underside for further studding. The main room
has stop-chamfered beams which are scarf-jointed at the point where a
bressumer would have been. The end bay has a moulded fireplace
surround, corresponding to the projecting stack. Further studding to
1st floor.


Listing NGR: SE1935809853

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