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Birchen Lee Carr and Attached Barn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hebden Royd, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7366 / 53°44'11"N

Longitude: -1.9799 / 1°58'47"W

OS Eastings: 401422

OS Northings: 426694

OS Grid: SE014266

Mapcode National: GBR GTM7.48

Mapcode Global: WHB8F.KBDR

Entry Name: Birchen Lee Carr and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 19 July 1963

Last Amended: 21 June 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405051

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Hebden Royd

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Mytholmroyd

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 02NW HEBDEN ROYD C.P. (off) RAW LANE,
SE 014266 Mytholmroyd

2/218 Birchen Lee Carr and
attached barn (formerly
listed as Birchen Lee Carr
19.7.63 (Nos 2 and 4)

G.V. II*

House, mid C17, with added barn dated 1886. Large dressed stone, stone slate
roof. 3-room through-passage plan with added rear kitchen wing c.1673. Plinth,
string course continues over ground floor windows. 2 chamfered mullioned
windows of 2 lights (lacks mullions) to service end with 2-light double
chamfered mullioned window over. Doorway with cyma moulded surround. All other
windows are double chamfered mullioned. 3-light fire-window. Next 2 cells
break forward under coped gables with kneelers with 2-span roof. Impressive
frontage. 16-light mullioned and transomed housebody window with 3 king
mullions. 5-light window over to 1st floor has hoodmould with decorative stops.
Rainwater chute projects between gables. 7-light parlour window with double
stepped window of 3 over 5 lights has stepped hoodmould. Attached barn,
slightly set back, has elliptical arched cart entry the keystone engraved " S C ".
1 8 8 6
Over is a circular pitching hole with 4 keystones. To either side mistal
doorways with single light window and arrow slit ventilators. Eaves band and
gutter brackets. Left hand return wall has 3-light chamfered mullioned window
with 5-light double chamfered mullioned window over to 1st floor which has
hoodmould with scrolled label stops. Rear kitchen wing ruinous though all
stonework preserved including that of segmental arched fireplace. Hall range
has 3-light chamfered mullioned window with hoodmould. Over to 1st floor under
coped gable is double chamfered mullioned window of 6 lights.
Interior preserves bressumer and reeded spine beams. Fireplace with moulded
shelf, segmental arched lintel carried on corbelled jambs has moulded surround.
A house of some distinction, prominent in the landscape. One of the finest
examples of a Yeoman clothier's house in West Yorkshire. C. F. Stell, p.49,
239, 240, 286. "


Listing NGR: SE0142226694

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