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Wadsworth Banks Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hebden Royd, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7373 / 53°44'14"N

Longitude: -1.9786 / 1°58'42"W

OS Eastings: 401508

OS Northings: 426764

OS Grid: SE015267

Mapcode National: GBR GTM7.F1

Mapcode Global: WHB8F.LB09

Entry Name: Wadsworth Banks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 July 1963

Last Amended: 21 June 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405052

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Hebden Royd

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Mytholmroyd

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 015267 Mytholmroyd

2/219 Wadsworth Banks Farmhouse
(formerly listed as No. 2
Banks Cottages)

G.V. II*

House, late medieval timber framed house the timber mostly replaced in stone at
different phases early to late C17. Now forms L-shaped plan with projecting
cross-wing. Large dressed stone to front, hammer dressed stone to sides and
rear, blue slate roof. 2 storeys. Cross-wing has plinth, impressive 18-light
parlour window, double chamfered mullioned and transomed with 2 king mullions
with hoodmould over with decorative stops. Over, to 1st floor, the same but
without label stops. Coped gable with kneelers and finial. Right hand return
wall has-double chamfered mullioned cross-window with 2-light window over. Hall
range has double chamfered mullioned windows to ground floor and chamfered
mullioned to 1st floor. 8-light window with king mullion with 6-light window
over. 4-light window with 3-light window over. Break in stonework. 3-light
window with, to either side 2-light windows with continuous hoodmould over with
decorative label stops. 4-light window over to 1st floor. Coped gable with
kneelers. Left hand return wall of cross-wing has double chamfered mullioned
window to rear dairy of 6 lights next to inserted C19 doorway with monolithic
jambs. Chamfered mullioned window of 3 lights over to 1st floor. Rear of
cross-wing has double chamfered mullioned windows of 2 and 3 lights. String
course. Impressive 12-light mullioned and transomed window with hoodmould with
decorative label stops. Coped gable with kneelers which have bases for finials.
Rear of hall range is single-storey under added outshut, probably late C18 with
segmental arched entry with keystone and impost to left of former 5-light thin
flat faced mullioned window. 2 stacks to ridge of hall range, one other to
cross-wing. Interior of-hall range preserves a close studded timber-framed wall
with arched braces and heavily jowled head to post on stylobat. The ground
floor. has a board and muntin division wall with sill beam on a stone footing.
One face of the panelling has muntins with roll moulding of high quality dating
from the late C15. A very rare and important survival. C. F. Stell, p.39-43,
279, 280, 282.

Listing NGR: SE0150826763

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