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Highfield Farmhouse and Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Birstall and Birkenshaw, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7361 / 53°44'9"N

Longitude: -1.6637 / 1°39'49"W

OS Eastings: 422283

OS Northings: 426687

OS Grid: SE222266

Mapcode National: GBR JTT7.MF

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.FC05

Entry Name: Highfield Farmhouse and Cottage

Listing Date: 15 May 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340943

Location: Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Birstall and Birkenshaw

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Birstall St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 22 SW BATLEY MB THE MOUNT
2/38 BIRSTALL

15.5.80 Highfield Farmhouse
and cottage

II*


Includes Nos. 7 and 9 Fieldhead Lane. Excellent large farmhouse now
divided. C.17 the bay to left being earliest. Hammer dressed stone.
Stone slate roof. 2 storeys and attic. Moulded gable copings on
carved kneelers. Plinth. Facade of 3 gables, each with ornamental
finial, that over left bay inscribed RB 1612 (recut). The left bay
has 12-light ovolo moulded mullioned and transomed window with 6-light
window to 1st floor, both with hood moulds and double chamfered.
Very early leaded glazing to ground floor. The 2-bays to right have
continuous hood moulding over ground floor openings which comprise:
chamfered doorway with arched lintel to left, 12-light mullioned and
transomed window with king mullion, later doorway enlarged from
2-light window, 5-light window with 2 mullions removed, and recent
doorway to right. At 1st floor level is central 2-light and two
5-light windows, one having 2 mullions removed. All windows double
chamfered.

Left elevation including No. 7 Fieldhead Lane has C.19 windows.
Right elevation is rendered. Rear elevation: No. 9 to left is
slightly projecting gabled wing rendered, with 5-light double
chamfered window, with 2 mullions removed, to 1st floor. Ground
floor altered. Central outshut extension with chamfered doorway
with arched head and 2-light double chamfered window. Projecting
wing to right, No. 7, has C.19 openings.


Listing NGR: SE2228326687

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