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Mytholmroyd Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mytholmroyd, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7282 / 53°43'41"N

Longitude: -1.9827 / 1°58'57"W

OS Eastings: 401235

OS Northings: 425755

OS Grid: SE012257

Mapcode National: GBR GTLB.J8

Mapcode Global: WHB8F.JK17

Entry Name: Mytholmroyd Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 July 1963

Last Amended: 21 June 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405249

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Hebden Royd

Built-Up Area: Mytholmroyd

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 012257 Mytholmroyd

2/249 Mytholmroyd Farmhouse
(formerly listed as St.
George's Chapel of Rest
19.7.63 or Fold)

G.V. II*

House, with evidence of late medieval timber-frame rebuilt in stone, early to
mid C17. Well coursed dressed stone, stone slate roof. 3-room plan with
through-passage forms T-shape with projecting cross-wing flush with projecting
housebody each under separate steeply pitched gable with kneelers and bases
for finials with projecting rainwater-spout set in valley between. 2 storeys.
Continuous hoodmould over ground floor windows has casement moulding and heart
shaped stop to left hand end. lst floor windows have hoodmoulds with decorated
stops. 1st cell has 2 chamfered mullioned windows of 2 lights to service end;
doorway with composite jambs has Tudor arched lintel and chamfered surround with
2-light double chamfered mullioned window over to 1st floor. All other windows
are double chamfered mullioned. 2-light fire-window; housebody breaks forward
and has 7-light window with 10-light mullioned and transomed window over to 1st
floor; inserted late C18 doorway with monolithic jambs; 6-light parlour window
with 10-light mullioned and transomed window over to 1st floor. Left hand
return wall has 3-light chamfered mullioned window to ground floor and 10-light
double chamfered mullioned window over to 1st floor; coped gable with kneelers,
apex stone has carved fleur-de-lys. Rear has projecting wing to left with C18
doorway with monolithic jambs to left of 4-light chamfered mullioned window with
10-light mullioned and transomed window over to 1st floor. Rendered outshut of
indeterminate date has 2 chamfered mullioned windows over to 1st floor. Similar
through passage doorway to left of 2-light window and inserted C18 doorway.
Right hand return wall has chamfered mullioned windows of 2 lights and 3 lights
and lateral stack with 2 diamond set flues. One other stack to ridge backs on
to through passage.
Interior: Housebody has large bressumer beam supported by post on stylobat
with board and muntin panelled fire-screen which has triple reeded edges.
Ceilings of housebody and parlour have finely reeded spine beams and floor
joists. Parlour retains fireplace with stop chamfered jambs. Chamber over
has similar Tudor arched fireplace with stop chamfered jambs. Large post with
heavily jowled head survives from earlier timber framed house and supports king
post truss with 10 "V" struts. Other king post trusses. Interior doorways
are similar to through passage doorways. Prominent within the town.
Illustrated in A. Comfort, Ancient Halls in and About Halifax, (1913) p.22.
C. F. Stell, p.50, 51, 76.

Listing NGR: SE0123525755

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