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Number 53 and Attached Wall to South East Containing Former Gateway to Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Heptonstall, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7492 / 53°44'57"N

Longitude: -2.0216 / 2°1'17"W

OS Eastings: 398675

OS Northings: 428097

OS Grid: SD986280

Mapcode National: GBR GTB2.4Q

Mapcode Global: WHB8D.X1J2

Plus Code: 9C5VPXXH+M9

Entry Name: Number 53 and Attached Wall to South East Containing Former Gateway to Churchyard

Listing Date: 12 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431894

Location: Heptonstall, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Heptonstall

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Heptonstall St Thomas a Becket and St Thomas the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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9/154 No. 53 and attached wall
to south east containing
- former gateway to Churchyard


Pair of cottages, late C18, now forms a single house. Watershot masonry, stone
slate roof. 2 storeys. Fronts road. Quoins. Centrally placed flat-faced
mullioned window of 5 lights with wider central light. To either side doorways
with monolithic jamb to corner and other tie-stone jamb. 3-light window and 2-
light window to 1st floor. Left hand return wall has 2-light window to apex and
gable stack. Rear front to churchyard. 5-light flat-faced mullioned window
with wide lights altered mid C20. 3-light and 2-light window to 1st floor.
Attached to east is wall in dressed stone with ovolo moulded coping containing
remains of gateway (blocked), lintel and one composite jamb survive with moulded
surround. This formerly gave access to churchyard opposite the north door to
the Church of St. Thomas à Becket (q.v.). Probably contemporary with gateway
attached to Heptonstall Grammar School which is dated 1765 (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD9867528097

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