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Old Town Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Chiserley, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7509 / 53°45'3"N

Longitude: -2.0017 / 2°0'6"W

OS Eastings: 399984

OS Northings: 428282

OS Grid: SD999282

Mapcode National: GBR GTG2.F4

Mapcode Global: WHB87.7Z2C

Entry Name: Old Town Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Last Amended: 12 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425016

Location: Wadsworth, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Wadsworth

Built-Up Area: Chiserley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hebden Bridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 999282

7/234 Old Town Farmhouse and
attached barn (formerly listed
1.11.66 as Old Town Farmhouse)


House dated 1637 with added early C19 barn. Large dressed stone, smaller
coursed to barn, stone slate roof, blue slate to one side of roof. 2 storeys.
Hall-and-crosswing 3-room plan with through passage. Gabled crosswing has
copings, kneelers and crocketed finial to apex. Quoins. 10-light C19 flat
facedmullioned windows to 3 floors. Basement windows blocked. Right hand
return wall of wing has doorway with lintel inscribed "1637 AG". Housebody has
unusual stepped window with taller central light of 7 lights with chamfered
mullions. Through-passage doorway has composite jambs and chamfered surround.
Single arched light over to 1st floor. 6-light window with 4-light double
chamfered mullioned window to 1st floor. Rear has through-passage doorway with
large monolithic lintel and chamfered surround. Attached is gabled building
with columbarium to apex and 2-light chamfered mullioned windows in north wall
with taking-in door to 1st floor (blocked). Barn at right angles has stilted
arched cart entry with simple Venetian window over.
Interior of barn has 3 bays with softwood queen-post trusses. Interior of house
not inspected. C.F. Stell, p.287.

Listing NGR: SD9998428282

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

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