History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Old Town Farmhouse and attached barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Chiserley, Calderdale

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C5VQX2X+98

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

Tagged with: Farmhouse

Find accommodation in


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22 March 2021 to remove superfluous source details from text and reformat the text to current standards

SD 999282

Old Town Farmhouse and attached barn

(formerly listed 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. Two storeys. Hall-and-crosswing three-room plan with through passage. Gabled crosswing has copings, kneelers and crocketed finial to apex. Quoins. Ten-light C19 flat faced mullioned windows to three 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 seven lights with chamfered mullions. Through-passage doorway has composite jambs and chamfered surround. Single arched light over to first floor. Six-light window with four-light double chamfered mullioned window to first floor. Rear has through-passage doorway with large monolithic lintel and chamfered surround.

Attached is gabled building with columbarium to apex and two-light chamfered mullioned windows in north wall with taking-in door to first floor (blocked). Barn at right angles has stilted arched cart entry with simple Venetian window over.

Interior of barn has three bays with softwood queen-post trusses. Interior of house not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD9998428282

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.