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© Mr Norman Hurst

IoE Number: 423477
Location: GREAT LEAR INGS, LEARINGS
  HEPTONSTALL, CALDERDALE, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Norman Hurst
Date Photographed: 02 June 2007
Date listed: 01 November 1966
Date of last amendment: 01 November 1966
Grade II

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SD 92NEHEPTONSTALL C.P.LEARINGS,SD 970284Colden7/103Great Lear Ings

SD 92NE HEPTONSTALL C.P. LEARINGS, SD 970284 Colden 7/103 Great Lear Ings 1.11.66 II House (unoccupied), initialled and dated "1648 IIG". Hammer-dressed stone, rendered to south front, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 3-room through-passage plan with 2-storey gabled porch and rear wing at right angles to housebody. Parlour has double chamfered mullioned window with cavetto moulding of 5 lights with same, only with single chamfer, to 1st floor; 2-light double chamfered mullioned window may be part of larger window of 8 lights blocked and rendered with 2 more lights before a 2-light fire-window, 8-light single chamfered mullioned window over to 1st floor. All lack some mullions. Porch breaks forward and has scrolled plinth, Tudor arched doorway with cyma moulded surround (the lintel bearing date set within a tressure) and inner doorway has Tudor arched lintel, chamfered surround and broach-stop. 2-light window to porch chamber. Coped gable with kneelers. Continuous hoodmould also runs around porch. Decorative label stop to left of parlour window. Service end has 2 chamfered windows formerly of 2 lights with former 2-light and 3-light window over to 1st floor. Attached to either end are added C19 cells of no particular interest. Gable stacks to original house and one other backs onto through- passage. Rear has small chamfered light to left of through-passage doorway with Tudor arched lintel and unusually broad stop chamfered surround. Small 2-light window to 1st floor. Rear kitchen wing breaks forward. Coped gable with stack, now surmounted by ball finial, has carved stone to apex "G:G:160(4): [carved face]". Single storey aisle or outshut has 3-light double chamfered mullioned window to left of 2-light cavetto chamfered mullioned window. Interior not completely accessible. Some finely reeded spine beams and floor joists, plank and muntin panelling and king-post truss to rear wing at junction with main range. A fine house much abused by neglect. C.F. Stell, p.104, 105, 280, 287, 302.

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