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Acre Farmhouse, Mounting Block and Attached Acre House

A Grade II Listed Building in Heptonstall, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7595 / 53°45'34"N

Longitude: -2.0438 / 2°2'37"W

OS Eastings: 397212

OS Northings: 429234

OS Grid: SD972292

Mapcode National: GBR GS5Z.B2

Mapcode Global: WHB86.LR0S

Plus Code: 9C5VQX54+QF

Entry Name: Acre Farmhouse, Mounting Block and Attached Acre House

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Last Amended: 12 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424098

ID on this website: 101226786

Location: Slack, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, 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

Tagged with: Agricultural structure

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SD 972292 Heptonstall

7/162 Acre Farmhouse, mounting
1.11.66 block and attached Acre House
(formerly listed as Acre)


House, c.1700 with mid C18 rear wing and addition in ashlar to front. Now forms
2 residences. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 3-room plan.
Attached at right angles to service end is added kitchen with lean-to roof with
tall dressed stack to rear and chamfered stepped window of 2 over 3 lights.
Attached to front of this building is mounting block formed by 5 steps to either
side. Over service end is 4-light chamfered mullioned window. Doorway has
segmental arched lintel and cyma-moulded surround. Double chamfered mullioned
windows, without hoodmould, of 6 lights with 5 lights over to 1st floor, and 5
lights with same over to 1st floor. Right hand return wall has stairwindow with
plain stone surround at mezzanine level. Rear wing has former 6-light flat-
faced mullioned windows to each floor now altered to form 2 wide lights. 3
stacks, coped gables with kneelers.
Interior of housebody has contemporary segmental arched fireplace, the lintel
carried on corbelled jambs with cyma moulded surround. Dog-leg stair has finely
turned balusters, ramped handrail, close string with pulvinated panel and raised
and fielded panels. Ceiling over stairs has decorative plaster boss. Plaster
panelled ceiling to parlour has 2 central circular features. All these latter
features are probably mid C19 improvements.

Listing NGR: SD9721229234

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