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Townhead Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Silsden, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.9186 / 53°55'6"N

Longitude: -1.9325 / 1°55'57"W

OS Eastings: 404528

OS Northings: 446936

OS Grid: SE045469

Mapcode National: GBR GRY4.D1

Mapcode Global: WHB7H.8RZV

Plus Code: 9C5WW398+CX

Entry Name: Townhead Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 September 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418956

Location: Silsden, Bradford, BD20

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Silsden

Built-Up Area: 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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NORTH STREET (north side)
Townhead Farmhouse



House. Mid-C17 with early C20 alterations. Thin coursed rubble, dressed quoins, stone slate roof. Two storeys. Two-cell, end baffle-entry plan with single-storey outshut to rear of second cell. Three first-floor windows. To left, six-light double-chamfered mullioned window has hoodmould with straight returns; two-light C20 flat-faced mullioned window has four-paned sashes; doorway to right-hand end has composite jambs with broad chamfered surround. First floor has two windows with chamfered surrounds and one other stack to right-hand ridge; one other stack to left extruded from gable with offsets in ashlar with cyma-moulded cornice. Rear has small chamfered window to rear of first cell.

Interior: westernmost room has fine Tudor-arched fireplace with carved spandrels and chamfered surround.

Listing NGR: SE0452846936

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