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2 Low Fold, Low Fold Farm and 10 The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkburton, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.59 / 53°35'24"N

Longitude: -1.7514 / 1°45'5"W

OS Eastings: 416550

OS Northings: 410412

OS Grid: SE165104

Mapcode National: GBR JV6X.MS

Mapcode Global: WHCBG.2184

Plus Code: 9C5WH6RX+2C

Entry Name: 2 Low Fold, Low Fold Farm and 10 The Post Office

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Last Amended: 7 May 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341180

Location: Kirkburton, Kirklees, HD4

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Kirkburton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurstonland St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description

SE 11 SE
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LOWER FOLD
Thurstonland
No. 2, and Low Fold Farm, and No 10 The Post Office (The Village)

(Formerly listed as Nos. 2 and 4 and The Post Office (No. 10 The Village))

II
Formerly one farmhouse now divided. C17 altered. Thinly coursed rubble with quoins. Stone slate roof with gable copings on moulded kneelers. Two storeys. Central part with gabled cross-wing to each side giving an H-plan.

Late C18 or early C19 outshut to rear of house body. Later dwellings added to front gable of left wing. Entrance with chamfered surround, with a recent addition, to left of house body, to right is three-light double chamfered window, with the same to first floor. The left wing, within the later dwellings, has a blocked five-light double chamfered window formerly with hood-mould. The right wing formerly had one three-light double chamfered window to each floor, that to ground floor now altered, and one mullion is missing from upper floor. The right side elevation has central doorway (probably C18) and one three-light and one four-light double chamfered window, both altered, plus several recent windows and one blocked fire window.

The side elevation of the left wing (the Post Office) has late C18 openings with central doorway and three-light window to each side. Three three-light windows to first floor. All but ground floor right, have mullions removed.

Interior: chamfered and reed-moulded beams to house body.

Listing NGR: SE1655010412

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