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Upper Foot Farm Cottage upper Foot Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Luddendenfoot, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.726 / 53°43'33"N

Longitude: -1.9505 / 1°57'1"W

OS Eastings: 403365

OS Northings: 425515

OS Grid: SE033255

Mapcode National: GBR GTTC.J1

Mapcode Global: WHB8G.0LHX

Plus Code: 9C5WP2GX+CR

Entry Name: Upper Foot Farm Cottage upper Foot Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 November 1966

Last Amended: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366169

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339143

Location: Calderdale, HX2

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Luddendenfoot

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Luddenden with Luddendenfoot

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 0225-0325
(west side, off), Luddenden Foot
6/21 Upper Foot Farmhouse and
15.11.66 No 5 (Upper Foot Farm
Farmhouse now two dwellings. Dated 'ESS 1659' with probably earlier timber core
and C18 and C19 additions and alterations. Coursed rubble, stone slate roof. L-
shape plan with through passage, facing south, of 2 storeys, 2 cells (3 first-floor
windows) with cross-wing on right (in line at front), rear wing to central cell
and narrower rear wing to left cell. Quoins. Left-hand cell: 2 tall chamfered
window surrounds, now with a fixed window and a sash with glazing bars, to left
of stop-chamfered, quoined, cyma-moulded doorway with notched lintel and datestone
above; on first floor a 4-light, now 2-light, and a 2-light, now 1-light, chamfered
mullion window. Central cell and cross-wing each have an 8-light double-chamfered
mullion window with king mullion under continuous dripmould which continues to left
over door, rising above datestone and terminates to left in round stop and to right
in diamond-and-heart stop. On first floor of central cell is a 4-light now 2-light
chamfered mullion window, and of cross-wing a stepped 5-light double-chamfered
mullion window with transom, dripmould and blind inserted light to right. Shaped
kneelers and coping to gables. Renewed ridge stack above door; quoined, offset,
corniced ashlar external stack to right end. c1980 pent porch on right not of
special interest. Rear: cross-wing; quoined, shouldered external stack; to its
right on ground floor an inserted door (to No 5) with a round-arched stair window
to its right and a 2-light chamfered mullion window above; to its left on first
floor (at ground level because of slope of hill) a chamfered quoined Tudor-arched
doorway. Central wing has quoined C18 doorway and ridge stack. Right return: to
right of stack a 3-light chamfered mullion window on each floor. Left return: main
range: C19 door and windows, ground-floor openings breaking into a blocked former
chamfered mullion window. Rear wing of 2 bays: left bay has added single-storey
range projecting at right angles with quoins and pent roof; right bay has a much
restored 5-light double-chamfered mullion window with a 4-light, now 2-light
chamfered window above, and on right an added pent porch which masks a blocked
chamfered Tudor-arched doorway into rear of main range. Interior: central house
body has large stop-chamfered, quoined, segmental-arched fireplace with arch cut
away and stop-chamfered spine beams. Cross-wing has fireplace with reused Tudor-
arched lintel and spliced stop-chamfered spine-beams, one with mortices for former
partition wall. Central rear wing has mid-late C18 dog-leg stair with turned
balusters. First floor: cross-wing has small chamfered Tudor-arched fireplace
to front room, and board and muntin partition between this and rear room, the truss
with jowled wall posts, king post and A-struts; large scantling rafters. Room over
house body has 2 large scantling tie-beams, the rest of the trusses concealed.
The rear room of the left wing has a cambered tie-beam with mortices in soffit for
studs of former closing wall, and supporting king post and V-struts. Several of
the external decorative features and the initials on the datestone are the same
as those at Hand Carr Farmhouse, Booth House Road (qv), which is dated 1640.

Listing NGR: SE0336525515

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