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© Mr Norman Hurst

IoE Number: 404566
Location: PILKINGTON FARMHOUSE, MANKINHOLES (west side)
  TODMORDEN, CALDERDALE, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Norman Hurst
Date Photographed: 20 September 2000
Date listed: 22 November 1966
Date of last amendment: 22 February 1984
Grade II

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SD 92SETODMORDEN (former M.B.)MANKINHOLES(west side)7/199Pilkington Farmhouse(formerly listed as

SD 92SE TODMORDEN (former M.B.) MANKINHOLES (west side) 7/199 Pilkington Farmhouse (formerly listed as Pilkington's Farmhouse, 22.11.66 Mankinholes) G.V. II House. Late C16. Large well coursed dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 3-room, through-passage plan with rear kitchen wing. Double chamfered mullioned windows with deep outer splay (unless otherwise stated). South front has two 4-light windows both with arched lights with sunken spandrels hoodmould carries over both. Over are two 4-light windows. Doorway with projecting doorcase with monolithic jambs and lintel with cyma moulded cornice which carries 2 pyramidal stones the right of which is engraved 'I'. Over a 3-light window which has deeply projecting hood carried on a rainwater spout to left and large corbel to right. 3-light fire-window, 6-light housebody window with arched lights with spandrels, hoodmould over with straight returns. Over is 8-light window with simple chamfer of early C18 character over which is roof raised 2 courses. Similar arched window of 3 lights with same over to outer bay. Coped gables with early C18 moulded kneelers. 3 dressed stacks to ridge. One backs on to through-passage. Rear has doorway with deeply chamfered surround. Over a 2-light window with similar hood and rainwater spout to front. Next to it another 2-light window. Other window in similar style inserted late C20 in keeping. Wing breaks forward and has 6-light window with king mullion. Stack to gable which has 6-light chamfered mullioned window of C18 character. Added C20 wing forms 2-span roof with kitchen wing. Masons marks abound. Letter 'W' to window heads of very similar style to Old Farm (q.v.) which is close by. Interior: Housebody retains large bressumer, finely stop chamfered spine beams and intermediate beams form a coffered ceiling. Principal truss (not visible) has re-used cruck blade as tie beam which is deeply curved to one end. Originally the house appears to have been a single storey hall with a gabled cross-wing flush with the main front. The hall was raised to 2 storeys, as a clear break is discernible, some time in the early C18. The rear kitchen-wing appears to be an original feature.

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