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Laithehouse to North of Lower Fold Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxenhope, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8076 / 53°48'27"N

Longitude: -1.9789 / 1°58'44"W

OS Eastings: 401483

OS Northings: 434586

OS Grid: SE014345

Mapcode National: GBR GSMD.CT

Mapcode Global: WHB81.KKVD

Entry Name: Laithehouse to North of Lower Fold Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 December 1975

Last Amended: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338230

Location: Oxenhope, Bradford, BD22

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Oxenhope

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Oxenhope St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 03 SW (north side)
11/132 Oxenhope

Laithehouse to north of
Lower Fold Farmhouse
15.12.75 (formerly listed as
Low Fold Farmhouse)


Laithehouse, now unoccupied. Date 1721, but in character second half
C17 with added C18 bay and C19 subdivision of house. Coursed stone,
stone slate roof. 2 storeys, rear aisle and lean-to. House: 2 1st floor
windows. Quoins on left. Blocked doorway with chamfered, quoined surround
and lintel inscribed 'H(orI)R 1721'. To left and right later, C19, door-
ways with plain stone surrounds, that to right now blocked. To
each side of doors a double-chamfered mullion window, to left of 4, now
2, lights, to right of 3 lights with 4th light added. 1st floor: 2
6-Light double-chamfered mullion windows, that to left now 4-light, that
to right now with all but one light blocked. Corniced end stack to left.
Laithe to right: 3 bays. Quoins on right. Central chamfered, quoined
doorway, now blocked. To right, later cow door, now blocked, has plain
stone surround, with tie stone and window resting on it to left jamb.
Over central door a later window with stone lintel. Shaped kneeler and
ashlar coping to right. Added bay to left of house: quoins. One 2-light
window with stone lintel and cill to each floor, ground floor mullion
removed. Shaped kneeler, ashlar coping and shouldered stack to left
end. Rear: house has two 2-light double-chamfered mullion windows.
Laithe has cart door with tooled, quoined surround; to right a chamfered
quoined doorway with small chamfered window adjoining; and to left a
later door with plain stone surround; and one chamfered slit-vent. Right
return: laithe has chamfered slit-vents. Interior: a beam dated 1662.

Listing NGR: SE0148334586

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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