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Latitude: 53.6864 / 53°41'11"N
Longitude: -1.6781 / 1°40'41"W
OS Eastings: 421357
OS Northings: 421152
OS Grid: SE213211
Mapcode National: GBR JTQT.H8
Mapcode Global: WHC9X.6L5S
Entry Name: Northorpe Hall
Listing Date: 7 September 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184005
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340827
Location: Mirfield, Kirklees, WF14
Civil Parish: Mirfield
Built-Up Area: Mirfield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Mirfield Team Parish
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
MIRFIELD UD NORTHORPE LANE
SE 22 SW (Mirfield)
7/9/77 Northorpe Hall
Large house, now used as training school. C17 with C19 alterations
and recent extensive restorations. Hammer dressed stone. Quoins.
Stone slate roof with hollow chamfered gable copings (mainly new).
Two storeys and attics. Three-gabled front with 2-storey gabled
porch to left and centre gable. Throated drip mould (new) to ground
and 1st floors of right 2 bays. Open porch with Tudor arched lintel.
Internal doorway has ovolo moulded surround and arched head with
original studded door. Left bay is C19 at front, though traces of
C17 windows at rear, and has a large 2-light window to each floor.
All other windows new including 6-light mullioned and transomed
window to porch, 1st floor. 4-light windows to centre and right
bays, both floors and 2-light blocked windows to attics. Added
wing to rear of centre bay.
Inside is a plaque reading E.T. 1704 (Edward Thomas).
The house was the home of the Northorp family and later of the
Armytages of Kirklees. Partly rebuilt by Josiah Sheard in 1701
H. N. Pobjoy, A History of Mirfield, 1968.
Listing NGR: SE2135721152
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