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Bracken Hall Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Baildon, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8474 / 53°50'50"N

Longitude: -1.8014 / 1°48'5"W

OS Eastings: 413161

OS Northings: 439040

OS Grid: SE131390

Mapcode National: GBR HRVY.SJ

Mapcode Global: WHC92.9KFB

Entry Name: Bracken Hall Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337862

Location: Baildon, Bradford, BD17

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Baildon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Baildon St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE131390 (north side)

6/10 Bracken Hall
Farmhouse and
attached barn


House and attached barn. Late C17 or early C18 house with remains
of earlier timber framing; barn, mid C18. Hammer-dressed stone,
stone slate roof. House: 2 storeys. Originally 2-cell plan with
baffle-entry, now single-cell the 2nd cell partly demolished and
altered to form garages. 2 bays of windows with double-chamfered
surrounds to each floor, all lacking mullions but formerly of 3
lights (fire-window) and 5 lights, with 2 of 3 lights over. Doorway
to right has monolithic jambs and semicircular-arched lintel with
sunken spandrels, keystone and impost blocks. Gable stacks with
cyma-moulded cornices. Right-hand return wall has remains of
timber-frame with exposed tie-beam and post.

Interior: scarf-jointed spine beams indicating the former existence
of a bressumer which when the large segmental-arched fireplace at
the opposite end was inserted had a panelled wall (now gone) forming
a division wall creating a small room lit by the former fire-window.
This wall is recorded as having the inscription "I M1701"(La Page,p58).
Barn, at right angles to house, has single aisle to left of tall
cart-entry with monolithic lintel and double tie-stone jambs.

Interior: 3 bays with king-post trusses. RCHM (England) report.
J. La Page, The Story of Baildan, (1951).

Listing NGR: SE1316139040

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