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Higher Green Owlers

A Grade II Listed Building in Colne Valley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6137 / 53°36'49"N

Longitude: -1.9593 / 1°57'33"W

OS Eastings: 402791

OS Northings: 413014

OS Grid: SE027130

Mapcode National: GBR GVRN.MB

Mapcode Global: WHB90.WF6J

Plus Code: 9C5WJ27R+F7

Entry Name: Higher Green Owlers

Listing Date: 11 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406310

ID on this website: 101278235

Location: Kirklees, West Yorkshire, HD7

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Colne Valley

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Marsden St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Higher Green Owlers
- II

C17 origin. Late C18 to early C19 rebuild. Farmhouse and barn. Hammer dressed
stone. Quoins. Pitched stone slate roof. Moulded footstones to barn. Three
ashlar stacks. Two storeys. South elevation: Ground floor: later lean-to stone
porch; two 3-light stone mullioned windows; one 4-light stone mullioned window.
First floor: one 6-light stone mullioned window; one 5-light stone mullioned
window; one 3-light stone mullioned window. East elevation: Ground floor: later
lean-to extension. Within extension is original doorway (possibly re-set) with
quoins and Tudor arched lintel (chamfered reveals). On lintel is inscription:
IAS 1670. Later single light window. First floor: one 2-light stone mullioned
window and one later window. North elevation: First floor: one 6-light stone
mullioned window; one 3-light stone mullioned window. To north east are four
stone brewery vats. Barn: South elevation: modern garage door, lintel above from
former small door has inscription:
17 7 6
North elevation: doorway above with quoins and deep lintel and later light.
Large doorway with stone surround and tie-stones with deep lintel on rounded
corbels. Later single light. East gable: small vent - gable apex with semi-
circular false arch. West gable: single opening - gable apex (blocked). The
remains of buildings to the east are from C19 brewery. Four stone cisterns
remain and large cellars extend under north part of house. The house was situa-
ted on the former packhorse road from Scammonden to the Colne Valley.

Listing NGR: SE0279113014

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