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Gill Beck Farmhouse, Baildon

Description: Gill Beck Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 337860

OS Grid Reference: SE1689039560
OS Grid Coordinates: 417292, 439755
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8537, -1.7386

Location: 1-2 Ghyllbeck Farm, Esholt Lane, Baildon, Shipley, West Yorkshire BD17 7RJ

Locality: Baildon
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD17 7RJ

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Listing Text

SE13NE BAILDON ESHOLT LANE
SE172397 (north side)

7/8 Nos 1 and 2
(Gill Beck
Farmhouse)

GV II

House, now 2 dwellings. Early-mid C18. Hammer-dressed stone,
dressed quoins, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 2 cell, central
lobby-entry plan with rear wing. 3-bay symmetrical facade.
Doorway with raised monolithic jambs and lintel has cyma-moulded
surround. Above is circular window with raised keystone. To
either side on each floor double-chamfered mullioned windows with
raised surrounds of 2 wide lights, formerly of 4 lights. Coped
gables with kneelers, and central stack to ridge. Rear wing at
right angles, has 3-light flat-faced mullioned window with slightly
recessed mullions (lacking a mullion) to each floor and a semicircular-
arched window above an inserted doorway. Gable stack. The fenestration
of the facade bears a striking similarity to No 29 Station Road (q.v.)
which is dated 1718. It is likely that this house was constructed
around that time and possibly by the same mason.


Listing NGR: SE1689039560

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Source: English Heritage

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