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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: COLEY HALL

List entry Number: 1183818

Location

COLEY HALL, COLEY HALL LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CalderdaleMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338811

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hepworth, G, Brighouse its Scenery and Antiquities, (1885), 14
Nortcliffe, D, Buildings of Brighouse, (1978), 6
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 165

National Grid Reference: SE 12912 26942

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