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Colden Great House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Heptonstall, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7553 / 53°45'19"N

Longitude: -2.0628 / 2°3'45"W

OS Eastings: 395959

OS Northings: 428776

OS Grid: SD959287

Mapcode National: GBR GT10.6K

Mapcode Global: WHB86.8VZZ

Plus Code: 9C5VQW4P+4V

Entry Name: Colden Great House

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423041

Location: Heptonstall, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Heptonstall

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

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G.V. II*

House, partly occupied, partly used for agricultural purposes. 2nd ½ of C16
with early C17 new front to west wing. Large finely dressed stone, stone slate
roof. 2 storeys. Hall-and-cross-wings plan with rear kitchen wing rebuilt
early C19. West wing has double chamfered mullioned window with king mullion of
6 lights with 4-light window over. Hall has 5-light chamfered mullioned window
with arched lights, sunken spandrels, and cavetto moulded mullions; 3-light fire
window. Hoodmould over both. 1st floor has window with cavetto chamfer altered
in early C19 to 10 lights. East wing breaks forward with 2-storey integral
gabled porch. Doorway with richly moulded surround and hoodmould has 2-light
window over with deep outer chamfer and cavetto inner chamfer and mullion.
Similar 5-light window over 5-light window with arched lights. Projecting water
spout between the 2 gables. Right hand return wall has truncated extruded
stack. Rear has 4-light window with arched lights to 1st floor of east wing.
Through-passage doorway has deeply chamfered surround with 2-light window over.
Other mullioned windows. 3 stacks to ridge. Interior: Housebody and west wing
have finely reeded ceiling beams. King-post truss with chamfered angle struts,
one other truss has vertical struts. A fine example of a yeoman clothiers
house. C.F. Stell. p.45, 46, 261, 301, 327, 333.

Listing NGR: SD9595928776

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