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Latitude: 53.74 / 53°44'24"N
Longitude: -2.064 / 2°3'50"W
OS Eastings: 395872
OS Northings: 427071
OS Grid: SD958270
Mapcode National: GBR GT06.Y1
Mapcode Global: WHB8D.88C5
Entry Name: Hippins
Listing Date: 1 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1185392
English Heritage Legacy ID: 338614
Location: Blackshaw, Calderdale, HX7
Civil Parish: Blackshaw
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Heptonstall St Thomas a Becket and St Thomas the Apostle
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SD 92NE BLACKSHAW C.P. (off) DAVEY LANE,
SD 958270 Blackshaw Head
House, initialled and dated " 1650 ". Large dressed stone, stone slate roof.
3-room through-passage plan with rear kitchen wing at right angles forming a "T"
shaped plan. 2 storeys. Plinth, continuous string course steps over ground
floor windows which are double chamfered mullioned to west of through-passage,
chamfered mullioned to service end to east of passage and 1st floor. All have
latticed glazing. Parlour has 5-light window with 6-light window over; 6-light
housebody window with king mullion with 6-light window over to 1st floor,
2-light fire window. Doorway has inscribed ogee lintel and chamfered surround,
decorative label stops to either side. 2-light window over to 1st floor.
2 windows of 2 lights to service end, 4-light window set between over to 1st
floor. Left hand return wall has coped gable with kneelers and stack. Rear has
depressed Tudor arched doorway with chamfered surround protected by porch with
lean-to roof onto rear wing which breaks forward with coped gable with kneelers;
2-light chamfered mullioned window with one of 4 lights over to 1st floor.
Right hand return wall has broad coped gable with altered roof pitch to north.
Baluster finials to kneelers, lantern finial to apex. 3 stacks to ridge.
Interior: Housebody has scarf jointed spine beams, evidence of former
bressumer. Division wall between parlour formed of single stones which splay
out to carry ceiling beams and 1st floor wall which is double-skin. Staircase
with finely turned balusters and newels from Flat Head Farm, Ripponden (q.v.).
The finest C17 yeoman farmhouse in the parish. C.F. Stell, p.85, 86.
Listing NGR: SD9587227071
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