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Lower Green House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brighouse, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7165 / 53°42'59"N

Longitude: -1.7975 / 1°47'51"W

OS Eastings: 413458

OS Northings: 424470

OS Grid: SE134244

Mapcode National: GBR HTWG.MH

Mapcode Global: WHC9N.CV87

Plus Code: 9C5WP682+HX

Entry Name: Lower Green House

Listing Date: 2 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338834

Location: Hipperholme and Lightcliffe, Calderdale, HD6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Hipperholme and Lightcliffe

Built-Up Area: Brighouse

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hove Edge Saint Chad

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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House. Late C17 or early C18 with C19 alterations. Thin coursed hammer-dressed
stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Hall and cross-wing plan. Cross-wing
projects to front and rear. 2 bays to south front. 1st bay formed by cross-
wing has large 2-light sash windows but with wooden lintel and crude hoodmould
over from original window with same over. In gable is stone tablet for sundial.
Right hand return wall has chamfered mullioned windows of 2 lights to each
floor. 2nd bay has 2-light large sash window with plain stone surround and
projecting lintel with same over. Left hand return wall of cross-wing is
rendered, lateral stack has offsets. 2 hoodmoulds survive, one over modern
doorway the other over 3-light flat faced mullioned window. Similar windows of
3 lights and 5 lights to 1st floor. Rear has 2 parallel gabled ranges with
gable stacks and flat faced mullioned windows of 2 and 3 lights with hoodmoulds.
Return wall of left hand gabled range probably added kitchen abuts to hall on
south front and has double chamfered mullioned window of 6 lights and 2 lights
with hoodmould. Over is 4-light chamfered mullioned window. Stack to gable of
hall range and doorway with monolithic jambs.

Interior: Added kitchen range has 2-light firewindow, possibly once having a
bressumer and firehood now replaced by stone fireplace with flat arched lintel
inscribed 'IW 1722', simple chamfered surround. One other dated fireplace in
north chamber of cross-wing has similar detail inscribed 'IWD 1707'. Division
wall between hall and cross-wing preserves original timbered partitioning of
board and muntin type, with depressed tudor arched doorway next to original
stair area lit by open slatted partitions of 2 stages. Cross-wing has 2 king
post trusses with 5 'V' struts, panelled to the soffit of the tie beam.

Listing NGR: SE1345824470

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