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Scar Top House, Hebden

Description: Scar Top House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324792

OS Grid Reference: SE0277663914
OS Grid Coordinates: 402776, 463914
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0712, -1.9591

Location: Hebden, North Yorkshire BD23 5EB

Locality: Hebden
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 5EB

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Listing Text

SE 0263-0363
(north side, off)
Scar Top House
House. Mid - late C17 with later additions and restoration c1980. Coursed
squared gritstone and rubble, graduated stone slate roof. Quoins. 2
storeys, the original house of 1 bay with an added bay to left and 2 bays
and probably C20 projecting wing to right. The original house has a C20
board door in a chamfered surround with shallow triangular head and a
restored 4-light recessed mullion window to right, all under a continuous
hoodmould. A round-headed narrow chamfered window above the door and a
tall 3-light mullioned window in a reused C17 surround to right. Left bay:
a board door in a chamfered quoined surround left, a small square chamfered
window right, loading door with long and short quoins reduced to a C20
window above. Bay to right: a restored 4-light recessed chamfered mullion
window to ground floor; two 2-light mullioned windows with reused C17
stonework above. The projecting bay to far right has a doorway with
chamfered quoined jambs and restored lintel; all windows are C20 apart from
a narrow round-headed window to first floor of left return. Bulbous
kneelers and gable copings to main range and wing. A large stack with
crenellated cornice to ridge opposite the C17 entrance. Interior: the
front door opens into a small lobby with a doorway to right into the living
room in which the fireplace has a cambered arched lintel on massive jamb
stones, the left jamb stones tied to the jamb of the doorway from the
lobby. A remote house and a rare single-bay C17 building.

Listing NGR: SE0277663914

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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