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Description: Hill End House
Date Listed: 10 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184013
OS Grid Reference: SD8740435508
OS Grid Coordinates: 387404, 435508
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8157, -2.1928
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SD 83 NE BRIERCLIFFE WTTH HALIFAX ROAD (off)
1/7 Hill End House
House. Later C18; altered. Dressed sandstone (rubble rear), stone slate
roof. Double-depth 3-bay plan. Two storeys, symmetrical (except for
window sizes), with chimneys at both original gables, stone coping with
kneelers at left gable; central doorway with moulded architrave and
cornice, glazed and panelled double doors, rectangular fanlight (and small
modern canopy of corrugated sheet), a 12-pane sashed window above; two
multiple-light flush-mullion windows on each floor, of 4 1ights to the left
and 6 lights to the right, the outer lights all fixed, with glazing bars,
and the middle pair of lights wider than the others, those at upper left
and lower right containing 12-pane sashes but the others altered. Later
C19 extension at north end, which may be remodelling. Rear: central
3-stage stairlight, the upper stages with small panes; at 1st floor a
15-pane sash at each end, and a 4-light flush mullion window to the 1st
bay, the 3rd light containing a 12 pane sash; ground floor of 1st bay
covered by large modern lean-to. Interior: central passage to rear
staircase, 2 rooms each side, but details not inspected. History: home of
the Smith family, woollen manufacturers. (Reference, Frost p.45).
Listing NGR: SD8740435508
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Source: English Heritage
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