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Higher Murgatshaw Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackshaw, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7492 / 53°44'57"N

Longitude: -2.0626 / 2°3'45"W

OS Eastings: 395966

OS Northings: 428096

OS Grid: SD959280

Mapcode National: GBR GT12.7R

Mapcode Global: WHB8D.9113

Plus Code: 9C5VPWXP+MW

Entry Name: Higher Murgatshaw Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Last Amended: 12 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422745

Location: Blackshaw, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Blackshaw

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Heptonstall St Thomas a Becket and St Thomas the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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SD 92 NE
SD 959287/34

Higher Murgatshaw Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Higher Murgatshaw)


House, early C17 with mid C18 alteration and addition and added barn dated
1851 (this barn is excluded from the item). Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate
roof. Originally 3-room plan with baffle entry. The service end was rebuilt
mid C18. Now of 5 divisions. 1st is addition, quoins, 2-light flat faced
mullioned window to left of doorway with tie-stone jamb. 2nd and 3rd divisions
(former parlour and housebody) each have 4-light double chamfered mullioned
window to ground floor and chamfered mullioned windows to 1st floor of 4 lights
and 6 lights (lacks 3 mullions). To right of window to 3rd bay is original
doorway with flat arched lintel and renewed monolithic jambs with chamfered
surround. 4th division has C18 doorway with tie-stone jambs with chamfered
surround to left of 2 bays of Venetian windows with projecting sills imposts
and expressed keystone. 1st floor has former 6-light flat faced mullioned
window and 2-light window (lacking some mullions). Quoins, coped gable with
kneelers and stack, one other stack to ridge, and one to rear single storey
outshut which has 5-light flat faced mullioned window.
Interior: former housebody has fine ceiling with reeded spine beams with
elaborate stop chamfer and reeded floor joists. Corbelled fireplace with stone
shelf mid C18 retains decorative cast iron range. Parlour has similar ceiling.
C. F. Stell, p.223.

Listing NGR: SD9596628096

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