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Northorpe Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Mirfield, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6864 / 53°41'11"N

Longitude: -1.6781 / 1°40'41"W

OS Eastings: 421357

OS Northings: 421152

OS Grid: SE213211

Mapcode National: GBR JTQT.H8

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.6L5S

Entry Name: Northorpe Hall

Listing Date: 7 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340827

Location: Mirfield, Kirklees, WF14

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Mirfield

Built-Up Area: Mirfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Mirfield Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

MIRFIELD UD NORTHORPE LANE
SE 22 SW (Mirfield)

2/140
7/9/77 Northorpe Hall

G.V. II


Large house, now used as training school. C17 with C19 alterations
and recent extensive restorations. Hammer dressed stone. Quoins.
Stone slate roof with hollow chamfered gable copings (mainly new).
Two storeys and attics. Three-gabled front with 2-storey gabled
porch to left and centre gable. Throated drip mould (new) to ground
and 1st floors of right 2 bays. Open porch with Tudor arched lintel.
Internal doorway has ovolo moulded surround and arched head with
original studded door. Left bay is C19 at front, though traces of
C17 windows at rear, and has a large 2-light window to each floor.
All other windows new including 6-light mullioned and transomed
window to porch, 1st floor. 4-light windows to centre and right
bays, both floors and 2-light blocked windows to attics. Added
wing to rear of centre bay.

Inside is a plaque reading E.T. 1704 (Edward Thomas).

The house was the home of the Northorp family and later of the
Armytages of Kirklees. Partly rebuilt by Josiah Sheard in 1701
(Pobjoy).

H. N. Pobjoy, A History of Mirfield, 1968.


Listing NGR: SE2135721152

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