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Higher House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hebden Royd, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.6985 / 53°41'54"N

Longitude: -2.0023 / 2°0'8"W

OS Eastings: 399942

OS Northings: 422446

OS Grid: SD999224

Mapcode National: GBR GTGN.9Y

Mapcode Global: WHB8M.69RJ

Entry Name: Higher House

Listing Date: 21 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405356

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Hebden Royd

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cragg Vale St John the Baptist-in-the-Wilderness

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 999224 Cragg Vale

3/270 Higher House


- II

House, (derelict) dated and initialled " W S N ". Large dressed stone, stone
1 6 6 6
slate roof survives in parts only. 2 storeys. 3-room front with rear dairy.
Through-paste plan. All are double chamfered mullioned windows to ground
floor, chamfered mullioned to let floor. 4-light window with same over.
Inserted C19 doorway with monolithic jambs. 6-light housebody window with 4-
light window over. 2-light fire-window with 4-light flat faced mullioned window
over. Doorway with composite jambs, Tudor arch lintel with date set within
a tressure, stop chamfered surround. To right of door is small square chamfered
opening (blocked). Over, 2-light window. 2 former 2-light windows with
hoodmould with heart shaped label stop. Other hoodmoulds with straight returns
over ground floor windows. Over is 3-light window. Most windows lack some
mullions. Left hand return wall has extruded stack with offsets. Some windows
survive to ground floor at rear. A once fine building much abused by neglect.
C. F. Stell, p.87-8, 238, 276-7.

Listing NGR: SD9994222446

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