History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Northorpe Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Mirfield, Kirklees

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C5WM8PC+HQ

Entry Name: Northorpe Hall

Listing Date: 7 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340827

Location: Mirfield, Kirklees, WF14

County: Kirklees

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

Find accommodation in


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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.