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Great Lear Ings

A Grade II Listed Building in Heptonstall, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7526 / 53°45'9"N

Longitude: -2.0469 / 2°2'48"W

OS Eastings: 397005

OS Northings: 428474

OS Grid: SD970284

Mapcode National: GBR GT41.NJ

Mapcode Global: WHB86.JYH1

Plus Code: 9C5VQX33+36

Entry Name: Great Lear Ings

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423477

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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House (unoccupied), initialled and dated "1648 IIG". Hammer-dressed stone,
rendered to south front, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 3-room through-passage
plan with 2-storey gabled porch and rear wing at right angles to housebody.
Parlour has double chamfered mullioned window with cavetto moulding of 5 lights
with same, only with single chamfer, to 1st floor; 2-light double chamfered
mullioned window may be part of larger window of 8 lights blocked and rendered
with 2 more lights before a 2-light fire-window, 8-light single chamfered
mullioned window over to 1st floor. All lack some mullions. Porch breaks
forward and has scrolled plinth, Tudor arched doorway with cyma moulded surround
(the lintel bearing date set within a tressure) and inner doorway has Tudor
arched lintel, chamfered surround and broach-stop. 2-light window to porch
chamber. Coped gable with kneelers. Continuous hoodmould also runs around
porch. Decorative label stop to left of parlour window. Service end has 2
chamfered windows formerly of 2 lights with former 2-light and 3-light window
over to 1st floor. Attached to either end are added C19 cells of no particular
interest. Gable stacks to original house and one other backs onto through-
passage. Rear has small chamfered light to left of through-passage doorway with
Tudor arched lintel and unusually broad stop chamfered surround. Small 2-light
window to 1st floor. Rear kitchen wing breaks forward. Coped gable with stack,
now surmounted by ball finial, has carved stone to apex "G:G:160(4): [carved
face]". Single storey aisle or outshut has 3-light double chamfered mullioned
window to left of 2-light cavetto chamfered mullioned window.
Interior not completely accessible. Some finely reeded spine beams and floor
joists, plank and muntin panelling and king-post truss to rear wing at junction
with main range. A fine house much abused by neglect. C.F. Stell, p.104, 105,
280, 287, 302.

Listing NGR: SD9700528474

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