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Shelley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kirkburton, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5971 / 53°35'49"N

Longitude: -1.6882 / 1°41'17"W

OS Eastings: 420734

OS Northings: 411210

OS Grid: SE207112

Mapcode National: GBR JVNV.98

Mapcode Global: WHCB9.1VD9

Entry Name: Shelley Hall

Listing Date: 23 June 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313319

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341166

Location: Kirkburton, Kirklees, HD8

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Kirkburton

Built-Up Area: Shepley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Shelley Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

23/6/65 Shelley Hall


Large detached house. C17 with perhaps slightly later addition to rear,
and early C20 block to rear, right. Hammer dressed stone. Quoins.
Stone slate roof with central clustered ashlar stack. Moulded eaves
cornice to front and rear with corner finials. Gable copings. Square
double-pile plan with added later block. Two storeys. Near-central
doorway, part blocked, with richly moulded, deep hood mould. To left
is a 2-light window possibly formerly with transom, and a 12-light
mullioned and transomed window with king mullion, and to right an 8-light
mullioned and transomed window. All double chamfered. A continuous
drip mould rises over the doorway as a 2nd hood mould. Above the door
is an oval window in a chamfered stone surround. To 1st floor one 4-light,
one 2-light and one 3-light window. All double chamfered. The left and
right gable apexes each have a blocked 2-light window with hood mould with
decorative stops. The right elevation has a 6-light mullioned and
transomed window to ground floor and a 3-light window to 1st floor
above which the drip moulding continuing from the eaves, drops to the
window like an inverted hood mould. Further to the right the 2nd gable
has a part blocked chamfered doorway with deep lintel and a 4-light window
to right. Two 2-light windows to 1st floor and one to attic. All
double chamfered. 2-light double chamfered windows to rear and square,
2-storey porch with crenellated parapet, early C20. To the rear, right,
is the early C20 added 2-storey block, in keeping.

Interior: Stop-chamfered beams. King-post trusses with angle struts and
slightly cambered tie-beam. King post braced to ridge. Some timbers
may have been replaced. Original purlins. Some good panelling, chimney
pieces and fireplaces but mainly C19 and imported.

Listing NGR: SE2073411210

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