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Coley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hipperholme and Lightcliffe, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7387 / 53°44'19"N

Longitude: -1.8057 / 1°48'20"W

OS Eastings: 412912

OS Northings: 426942

OS Grid: SE129269

Mapcode National: GBR HTT6.VJ

Mapcode Global: WHC9N.79D5

Entry Name: Coley Hall

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338811

Location: Calderdale, HX3

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Hipperholme and Lightcliffe

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Coley St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

BRIGHOUSE COLEY HALL LANE
SE 12 NW (north side)

1/63 Coley Hall
(formerly listed under Coley)
3.1.67
G. V. II*

House late C17 refronted 2nd quarter C18. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate
roof. 2 storeys. 9-bay symmetrical facade with rolled plinth, band and coved
cornice with ashlar blocking course, hipped roof. Chamfered rusticated quoins
to ground floor surmounted by panelled pilaster strips. The windows all sashed
with glazing bars have architraves with small keystones and moulded lintels, to
ground floor above aprons of dressed stone. Doorway has shouldered architrave
and simple pediment formed by the band raking over it. Modern glazed door.
Right hand return wall has string and 3 bays of cross windows with double
chamfered surrounds, possibly contemporary with facades. All other bays beyond
this are altered (mid C20) forming at present 2-storey porch with re-used
doorway from the demolished Langley House, Hipperholme dated 1692, with double
chamfered mullioned window over. The rear now appears to be single aisled but
was double gabled and contains mullioned and transomed windows of 14 lights.
Rear to courtyard is tall stair window of 12 lights and 3 transoms, and fixed
light windows of C18 proportions in double chamfered surrounds to rear of front
range. 3 stacks, one to each range. Now attached is 2-storey building,
possibly former kitchen which has double chamfered mullioned window of 6
lights to each bay with hoodmould with finely modelled stop. Small round headed
light to centre of each floor. Rear has straight joint to middle and C18 fabric
with 2 bays of 5-light flat faced mullioned windows. Coped gable to one end
with stack, and stack to other gable is extruded with offsets.

Interior: Has fine joinery to central room of south facade, with opposed
pedimented doorcases and another with round head and moulded imposts: this leads
to staircase of fine workmanship columnar newels, ramped handrail and tread ends
treated as imposts. D. Nortcliffe, Buildings of Brighouse (Brighouse 1978)
p.6. N. Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding (London 1967) p.165. G. Hepworth,
Brighouse, its scenery and antiquities, (Halifax 1885)' p.14.


Listing NGR: SE1291226942

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