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IoE Number: 423904
Location: LANE HEAD HOUSE, 1 AND 4 SMITHWELL LANE (south side)
Photographer: Mr Nigel Wood
Date Photographed: 28 August 2007
Date listed: 12 December 1984
Date of last amendment: 12 December 1984
Grade II

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SD 9828SEHEPTONSTALL C.P.SMITHWELL LANE (south side)Heptonstall9/133Nos. 1 and 4 Lane Head House

SD 9828SE HEPTONSTALL C.P. SMITHWELL LANE (south side) Heptonstall 9/133 Nos. 1 and 4 Lane Head House - G.V. II House dated 1735 now in 2 occupations. Large dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Double depth. Plinth, cyma moulded string course. South front has double chamfered mullioned windows all lacking some or all mullions formerly of 4 lights with same over; 2-lights with same over; doorway has depressed Tudor S arched lintel bearing date inscription " 1 7 3 5 " with cyma moulded R M surround obscured by mid C20 single storey extension to left of 2-light window; 2 windows of 2 lights to 1st floor. Widely spaced gutter brackets. coped gables with kneelers and stack to right. 2 other stacks to left gable. Right hand return wall has doorway to 1st floor with straight lintel and cyma moulded surround, this was probably used for textile purposes as a taking-in door. Rear has early C19 gabled porch protecting original doorway with cyma moulded surround. To either side 4-light double chamfered mullioned window and tall stairwindow centrally placed with smaller window to light top landing over. Interior: Dog-leg staircase with finely turned balusters, close string with pulvinated string and raised and fielded panels. Rises to 4 landings. Panelled stairhall with fluted pilaster. Original cellar under stairs has double vault light by 2-light chamfered mullioned window. Queen-post roof.

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