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Latitude: 53.7357 / 53°44'8"N
Longitude: -1.9895 / 1°59'22"W
OS Eastings: 400789
OS Northings: 426591
OS Grid: SE007265
Mapcode National: GBR GTK7.2L
Mapcode Global: WHB8F.DCVG
Entry Name: Broad Bottom Old Hall
Listing Date: 19 July 1963
Last Amended: 21 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1279330
English Heritage Legacy ID: 403652
Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7
Civil Parish: Hebden Royd
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Mytholmroyd
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 02W HEBDEN ROYD C.P. BROAD BOTTOM LANE,
2/53 Broad Bottom Old Hall
(formerly listed with
19.7.63 Nos. 2 and 4 Broad Bottom)
Late medieval timber-framed open hall encased in stone mid C16. Large dressed
stone, stone slate roof. 2-storey cross-wing. All windows are chamfered
mullioned some retaining cavetto mullions; 3 over 4 mullioned and transomed
window with chamfered light to right. Gabled wing breaks forward and has coping
with kneelers; 2-light window to left of doorway with segmental arched lintel
with chamfered surround leading to inner-porch with doorway set within the re-
entrant angle which has straight lintel and stop chamfered surround; 3-light
window over to 1st floor with 2 added lights to right. Single stack to ridge
of hall range. Projecting rainwater spout at junction of No. 2 Broad Bottom
(q.v.) which breaks forward.
Interior preserves 2 bays of post-and-truss construction forming aisles. Hall
of 1 1/2 bays has posts on stylobats with curved braces to arcade plate and tie-
beam of Type 1 king post truss (D.J.H. Michelmore, "A Preliminary Typology for
Pennine Aisled Barns with King-Post Roofs", The Brigantian 3 (1974), (Journal
of Huddersfield and District Archaeological Society), which has tall king post
and wide tie-beam without struts. The former bressumer acts as one of the posts
on the opposite side to the fire-screen which has board and muntin panelling
with original settle support and chamfered heck-post with -remains of fire-hood
over the screen.. Closing truss to the hall is king post truss with 'A' struts
above close studded wall with remains of wattle infill; brattished spring-board
to dais canopy (now gone) below which is oak board and muntin panelled wall
doorways in aisles to solar end (replaced by No. 4 Broad Bottom q.v.). C18
stone fireplace has flat arched lintel with corbelled jambs and chamfered
surround. A rare and important survival. Illustrated in A. Comfort, Ancient
Halls in and About Halifax, (1913), p.23. C. F. Stell, p.16-25, 262, 315, 313.
Listing NGR: SE0078926591
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