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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: MYTHOLMROYD FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1230315

Location

MYTHOLMROYD FARMHOUSE, SCOUT ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
CalderdaleMetropolitan AuthorityHebden Royd

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Jun-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 405249

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History

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Details

SE 02NW HEBDEN ROYD C.P. SCOUT ROAD, (north side) SE 012257 Mytholmroyd 2/249 Mytholmroyd Farmhouse (formerly listed as St. George's Chapel of Rest 19.7.63 or Fold)

G.V. II*

House, with evidence of late medieval timber-frame rebuilt in stone, early to mid C17. Well coursed dressed stone, stone slate roof. 3-room plan with through-passage forms T-shape with projecting cross-wing flush with projecting housebody each under separate steeply pitched gable with kneelers and bases for finials with projecting rainwater-spout set in valley between. 2 storeys. Continuous hoodmould over ground floor windows has casement moulding and heart shaped stop to left hand end. lst floor windows have hoodmoulds with decorated stops. 1st cell has 2 chamfered mullioned windows of 2 lights to service end; doorway with composite jambs has Tudor arched lintel and chamfered surround with 2-light double chamfered mullioned window over to 1st floor. All other windows are double chamfered mullioned. 2-light fire-window; housebody breaks forward and has 7-light window with 10-light mullioned and transomed window over to 1st floor; inserted late C18 doorway with monolithic jambs; 6-light parlour window with 10-light mullioned and transomed window over to 1st floor. Left hand return wall has 3-light chamfered mullioned window to ground floor and 10-light double chamfered mullioned window over to 1st floor; coped gable with kneelers, apex stone has carved fleur-de-lys. Rear has projecting wing to left with C18 doorway with monolithic jambs to left of 4-light chamfered mullioned window with 10-light mullioned and transomed window over to 1st floor. Rendered outshut of indeterminate date has 2 chamfered mullioned windows over to 1st floor. Similar through passage doorway to left of 2-light window and inserted C18 doorway. Right hand return wall has chamfered mullioned windows of 2 lights and 3 lights and lateral stack with 2 diamond set flues. One other stack to ridge backs on to through passage. Interior: Housebody has large bressumer beam supported by post on stylobat with board and muntin panelled fire-screen which has triple reeded edges. Ceilings of housebody and parlour have finely reeded spine beams and floor joists. Parlour retains fireplace with stop chamfered jambs. Chamber over has similar Tudor arched fireplace with stop chamfered jambs. Large post with heavily jowled head survives from earlier timber framed house and supports king post truss with 10 "V" struts. Other king post trusses. Interior doorways are similar to through passage doorways. Prominent within the town. Illustrated in A. Comfort, Ancient Halls in and About Halifax, (1913) p.22. C. F. Stell, p.50, 51, 76.

Listing NGR: SE0123525755

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Comfort, A , Ancient Halls in and about Halifax, (1913), 22
Stell, C F, Vernacular Architecture in a Pennine Community, (1960), 50, 51, 76

National Grid Reference: SE 01235 25755

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