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Latitude: 53.7311 / 53°43'52"N
Longitude: -1.9607 / 1°57'38"W
OS Eastings: 402689
OS Northings: 426083
OS Grid: SE026260
Mapcode National: GBR GTR9.97
Mapcode Global: WHB8F.VGHZ
Entry Name: Brearley Old Hall
Listing Date: 21 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1229038
English Heritage Legacy ID: 403798
Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX2
Civil Parish: Hebden Royd
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Mytholmroyd
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 02NW HEBDEN ROYD C.P. BURNLEY ROAD (north side)
SE 026260 Luddendenfoot, Halifax
2/68 Brearley Old Hall
House of 1638 with alterations of 1678, the south front rebuilt late C19.
Hammer dressed stone, stone slate roof. Probably 3-room through passage plan
originally. North front has earliest details. 6-light double chamfered
mullioned and transomed hall window (the upper lights blocked) with cyma
hoodmould with label stop to left of former lateral stack (now removed) which
has segmental arched fireplace the voussoirs visible from the outside. Over
to 1st floor is 3-light double chamfered mullioned window. Doorway with
composite jambs and depressed Tudor arched lintel has stop chamfered surround.
single double chamfered light over to 1st floor. 12-light double chamfered
mullioned and transomed window with 6-light chamfered mullioned window over
to 1st floor. The south front of this room (now forming an interior wall) has
through-passage doorway with decorated lintel inscribed "TSW 1638" (Timothy and
Sarah Wadsworth) set within a tressure. To left is 5-light double chamfered
mullioned window with king mullion. The interior of this room has unusual
basket-arched fireplace with chamfered surround which continues to form 4 semi-
circular arches with sunken spandrels on the lintel. South front of 4 linear
divisions. 1st is single storey with former 5-light double chamfered mullioned
window lacking 2 mullions where doorway with monolithic jambs is inserted.
Main house of 2 storeys breaks forward and is C19 symmetrical facade.
Vernacular Revival. Doorway has architrave, entablature and cornice. All are
double chamfered mullioned windows of 5 lights. Those to ground floor have
hoodmould with decorative label stops. Over door is 3-light window. Right hand
return wall has some mullioned windows either altered or blocked with main
feature of 1st floor doorway (blocked) with elaborate architrave with dropped
keystone bearing date 1678. Coped gables with stacks.
Listing NGR: SE0268926083
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