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Blake House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkburton, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5979 / 53°35'52"N

Longitude: -1.7488 / 1°44'55"W

OS Eastings: 416722

OS Northings: 411286

OS Grid: SE167112

Mapcode National: GBR JV7T.5Z

Mapcode Global: WHCB8.3THN

Entry Name: Blake House

Listing Date: 23 June 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341185

Location: Kirkburton, Kirklees, HD4

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Kirkburton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurstonland St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Blake House
23rd June 1965


Large farmhouse. Mid C17 with C19 alterations. Deeply coursed
hammer dressed stone. Stone slate roof with gable copings on moulded
kneelers. Two storeys. Double gabled west side with long range
to right. Single, projecting gable to east, which has C19 windows.
The west gables have double chamfered windows: one 4-light to each
floor with C19 doorway, to right gable. One 5-light window with
hood mould to 1st floor of left gable, a large later 2-light window
to ground floor and a staircase cross-window. The range to right
has C19 openings to both elevations including one 6-light and one
8-light window (the latter with 3 blocked lights), to east elevation
1st floor. This range contains some timber framing and posts. The
main parlour in the gabled part of the house has an excellent ceiling
with 2 main beams and 3 secondary beams, joists and secondary joists all

H. J. Moorhouse, The History of Kirkburton & the Graveship of Holme, 1861.

Listing NGR: SE1672211286

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