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This fine example of an early C17 (approx 1640) Yeoman Clothier's house retains original oak panelled firescreen, moulded bressumer with heck post (in which a charm wedged in a joint known as a witch post) which continues to tie beam of King post truss. In the drawing room there is six light window with king mullion, stone segmental arched fireplace with large skewbacks and stop chamfered surround. these are together with numerous other original features.

Offered with Bent Head Farm is approx two acres of land and the property is set in beautiful Yorkshire countryside with magnificent open views.

A Grade II Listed Building, this property is in need of some renovation and comprises: Two reception rooms, cloakroom, farmhouse kitchen, utility room, games/family room, three double bedrooms, large walk-in store room, and bathroom. Externally there are lovely large gardens with lawns, mature trees and shrubs, pond etc. Services, electric, spring water, septic tank drainage.

Situated just off Widdop Road, with views overlooking National Trust Hardcastle Crags. Heptonstall Village approx. 1½ miles, Hebden Bridge approx. 2½ miles for all amenities including the railway station with excellent rail links to Leeds and Manchester.

STONE ENTRANCE PORCH - with wrought iron outer door. Stone slab seats. Door to …

IMPRESSIVE HALL - (6.28 x 3.36.) Open to full ceiling height. Stone fireplace. Mullion windows.

PASSAGEWAY from HALL to SITTING ROOM. C17 panelled wall and ancient oak door.

BEAUTIFUL OLD BEAMED SITTING ROOM - 6.20m x 5.5m A room full of character with Stone segmental fireplace with moulded bressumer and heck post. Double chamfered mullion windows with extensive country views.

FAMILY ROOM - Various Beams Fitted bar. Mullion windows.

COAL CELLAR - 3.3m x 1.8m

FARMHOUSE BREAKFAST KITCHEN - 6.18 x 3.53m Mullion windows with extensive views. Dining area. Double chamfered mullion windows The kitchen units in need of replacement.

UTILITY ROOM - 3.4m x 2.6m

First floor

GALLERY LANDING - overlooking the Hall. Access to…


BEAMED BEDROOM ONE - 6.35 x 3.69 Beautiful arched windows to the side with outstanding views

BEAMED BEDROOM TWO 3.34 x 3.81 Double chamfered mullion windows with magnificent views from both front and side.

BEAMED BEDROOM THREE - 4.19 x 2.88m again with mullion windows.

LARGE WALK-IN STORAGE ROOM with window to the side.

HOUSE BATHROOM - 4.53 x 3.05m Many superb feature including King Post Truss. Three piece coloured suite. Chamfered mullion windows

EXTERNAL - Two acres LAND. Extensive mature gardens with lawns, shrubs, flower beds, marvellous views. Private parking for several cars. Access by a gated private driveway.

PLEASE NOTE: Planning Permission has been obtained for a two storey extension. Further details are available for inspection on Application number 11/00457/REN.

Grade II listed

Description: Bent Head

Address: Bent Head Widdop Road Heptonstall Hebden Bridge

Grade: II

Group detail: Widdop Road, Heptonstall

Full description: House, early C17. Large dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Front with single aisle to rear. 3-room through-passage plan. Ground floor windows are double chamfered mullioned, 1st floor windows have single chamfer. 2-light window with 3-light window over; simple gabled porch with coping and kneelers with chamfered surround, probably added early C18, protects doorway with cyma moulded surround; 3-light fire-window, 2-light window over, 6 light window with king mullion to housebody, 3-light window over; 5-light window to parlour, 4 light window over to 1st floor. Right hand return wall has 3-light window to rear aisle and 3-light window with arched lights with sunken spandrels to 1st floor. Coped gable with kneelers and stack. 2 other stacks to ridge. One backs onto through passage. Rear has 2 windows of 2 lights with cavetto moulded surrounds and mullions. Through-passage doorway has deep stop chamfered surround. 4-light chamfered mullioned window to 1st floor of service end. Interior: Doorway leads directly into service end possibly formerly separated by a panelled screen. Housebody has oak panelled fire-screen, moulded bressumer and heckpost which continues to tie-beam of king post truss with diamond set ridge, reeded spine beams and floor joists; stone segmental arched fireplace with large skewbacks and stop chamfered surround. A fine example of a yeoman clothier's house which retains its fenestration and perhaps the best example of a bressumer which has a charm wedged in the joint of the heckpost known locally as a witch post.

VIEWING - By appointment with RYBURNE & co. Telephone: 01422 844963

LOCATION - From our Hebden Bridge office take the A646 towards Todmorden. Take the turning circle and turn left at the traffic lights towards Heptonstall. At the fork in the road turn right. At the road junction at Slack Top following the road for approx. quarter of a mile again the road forks, turn right (Widdop Road). Continue for approx. one mile. Turn left onto an unmade road (there is a new house named New Bent Head) pass this property to the farm gate of BENT HEAD where the road is good. There is ample parking space.

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