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Description: Old Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 335346
OS Grid Reference: SK2908795107
OS Grid Coordinates: 429087, 395107
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4519, -1.5635
SK29NE BRADFIELD BRIGHTHOLMLEE LANE
Old Hall Farmhouse
Farmhouse C17 and early C18, 3 builds. Partly cruck-framed, rough-
ashlar gritstone, stone slate and Welsh slate roofs. Central 1½-storey,
2-room house with 2-storey, 2-bay wing to left and taller 2½ storey cross-
wing attached to rear right corner. Central part : central panelled door
in bonded ashlar surround. To left a small single-chamfered light and
beyond it a small, part-blocked, quoined doorway now with inserted casement
window. To right of main door a large square-faced window surround now
with 1 recessed mullion and wood casements. Tall single-chamfered light-to
far right. Twin gabled dormers set to left each with 3-light double-
chamfered mullion windows, left window part-blocked. Left; dormer gable
apex has inverted heart-shaped sunken panel flanked by illegible inscription.
Small rendered stack to left. Tall ashlar corniced stack to right of main
ridge. Wing to left : boarded door to left of centre in square-faced surround.
2-light window to left in square-faced surround, casements with glazing bars.
To right, two 3-light double-chamfered mullion windows with fixed glazing and
vertical iron window bars. Dripmould. First floor has 4-light double-
chamfered window to left with 2 mullions remaining, similar 3-light window
to right, no mullions. Both windows extended by additional square-cut
surrounds now re-blocked. Left window retains one latticed leaded light.
Damaged kneelers and gable copings to left. Ashlar end stacks. Wing set
back to right : plain gable wall either truncated or unfinished. Elaborate
ashlar end stack with coupled square flues on shouldered plinth, linking
moulded bands and cornice. Rear of this wing : blocked, double-chamfered
cross-mullioned window to ground floor. Dripmould. Double-chamfered lights
to upper floors with dripmoulds. Gable partly coped. Welsh slate roof to
this part only.
Interior : central part has two cruck frames visible with bressumer beam
to right. Wing to left has straight bressumer beam to left ground floor
room and corbelled stone fireplace.
Lean-to outbuilding to front of cross-wing and other adjoining outbuildings
to rear not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SK2908795107
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Source: English Heritage
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