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Description: Bradkirk Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183613
OS Grid Reference: SD4088033478
OS Grid Coordinates: 340880, 433478
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7942, -2.8989
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MEDLAR WITH WESHAM WEETON ROAD
SD 43 SW
9/43 Bradkirk Hall Farmhouse
Farmhouse, dated 1764 on lintel of door. Brick with stone dressings, slate
roof. Double-depth 3-bay 4-room plan. Two storeys, symmetrical; central
doorway with large lintel bearing a prominent keystone lettered "E:H
(=Edward Hurst), set in a round-headed recess; 4 windows at ground floor and
5 above, all 12-pane sashes with stone sills and gauged brick heads; coved
cornice, stone gable copings with small kneelers, gable chimneys. Left return
wall has one window at ground floor, 2 above, (and one at least covered by
ivy), and a simplified Venetian attic window (outer lights blocked). Rear
wall stepped, the 1st bay set back and probably blind (but covered by creeper)
a door in the re-entrant, but otherwise has 3-light windows with chamfered
flush mullions: 3 vertically-aligned stairlights in the centre, and one on
each floor of the 3rd bay; the latter partly covered by overlapping lower
2-storey service extension. Interior: brick-vaulted cellar; original
fireplaces in 3rd bay with corbelled jambs, deep lintels and moulded cornices;
doors and doorcases throughout with fielded panels; full-height staircase with
open string, three balusters per tread, ramped handrail; attic with slatted
door for ventilation of storage room, unusual roof trusses with elbowed
Listing NGR: SD4088033478
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Source: English Heritage
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