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Raikes Head Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Silsden, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.9219 / 53°55'18"N

Longitude: -1.9469 / 1°56'48"W

OS Eastings: 403585

OS Northings: 447311

OS Grid: SE035473

Mapcode National: GBR GRV2.9V

Mapcode Global: WHB7H.2P57

Plus Code: 9C5WW3C3+Q6

Entry Name: Raikes Head Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 September 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418882

Location: Silsden, Bradford, BD20

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Silsden

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Silsden St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(east side, off)

3/131 Raikes Head
27.9.65. Farmhouse


House. Early to mid C17 with C18 and C19 additions to each end.
Thin coursed rubble,dressed quoins, stone slate roof. 2 storeys.
2-cell direct end-entry plan. Doorway with composite jambs, deep
lintel with broad chamfered surround. 2 double-chamfered mullioned
windows; one of 5 lights, one of 4 lights under single hoodmould
with straight returns. 1st floor has double-chamfered mullioned
window with almost square reveals; one of 2 lights (lacks mullions),
2 of 3 lights. Coped gables with kneelers to left. Single stack
to ridge. Rear has 2 chamfered mullioned windows of 2 lights and
2 single-chamfered lights (both blocked). Attached to left is added
single-cell with doorway with composite jambs and gable stack.
Attached to right is 2-cell C19 cottage with central doorway with
monolithic jambs and 4-panel sashed windows to either side. Gable
stacks. Right return has lst-floor doorway approached up flight of
stone steps to former wool-comber's workshop.

Interior: Housebody has baffle-entry and stop-chamfered spine beams
and floor joists. Parlour has large single spine beam with broad

Listing NGR: SE0358547311

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