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Little Manor slack Top Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Heptonstall, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7551 / 53°45'18"N

Longitude: -2.0359 / 2°2'9"W

OS Eastings: 397729

OS Northings: 428747

OS Grid: SD977287

Mapcode National: GBR GT70.0N

Mapcode Global: WHB86.PWQ4

Plus Code: 9C5VQX47+2J

Entry Name: Little Manor slack Top Cottage

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Last Amended: 12 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423456

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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Listing Text

SD 977287

7/88 Slack Top Cottage and
Nos. 40/42 (Little Manor)
(formerly listed as Little
1.11.66 Manor, Slack)


House dated 1599 with added rear wing and internal alterations dated 1681. Now
in 2 occupations. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof. 3-room through-
passage plan. 2 storeys. All windows have lowered sill but retain chamfered
surrounds and some mullions. Former 5-light window with 4-light window over;
probably 6-light window with king mullion and 2-light fire-window with a light
opened between to housebody. 1st floor has 2 mid C20 windows. Basket arched
doorway has stop chamfered surround. Attached at right angles to service end is
single storey gabled extension c.1983 which obscures a 4-light double chamfered
mullioned window (preserved internally). 1st floor has 5-light and former
2-light chamfered mullioned window. Left hand return wall has lateral stack at
junction with added wing with rainwater spouts either side. Rear has single
storey outshut or aisle with 2 windows with double chamfered surround. Rear
wing attached to aisle and of 2 storeys. 6-light double chamfered mullioned
window with king mullion with 4-light window over. Both lack hoodmoulds.
3 stacks to ridge, all renewed.
Interior: Housebody has finely reeded spine beams with stop chamfer and scarf
joint, evidence of former bressumer. Thin stone wall dividing wall has ogee
lintel inscribed " W S " which jetties out to carry double thickness
1 6 8 1
wall at 1st floor. (Service end preserves 4 double chamfered mullioned windows).
Rear room of added wing has Tudor arched lintel carried on corbelled jambs with
chamfered surround. Over housebody is large tie-beam with chamfer (truss not
visible). Service end has re-used arch-braced collar beam truss now resting on
a tie-beam on corbels. Illustrated in Stell.

Listing NGR: SD9772928747

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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