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Bradley Hall

In the civil parish of Huddersfield.
In the historic county of Yorkshire.
Modern Authority of Calderdale.
1974 county of West Yorkshire.
Medieval County of Yorkshire West Riding.

OS Map Grid Reference: SE17042121
Latitude 53.68710° Longitude -1.74332°

Bradley Hall has been described as a probable Fortified Manor House.

There are no visible remains.

This is a Grade 2 listed building protected by law*.

Description

A licence to crenellate was granted to John Pylkington in 1477.

Bradley Hall Probably C17, with house body rebuilt in C19. Longhouse type. Hammer-dressed stone. Pitched stone slate roof. C19 red brick extension to north. 2 storeys. Housebody has 3 ranges of stone mullioned casements and door with 4 moulded panels. Barn has segment-headed barn door; 1 (apparently C17) planked door with chamfered jambs and lintel, and 3 1st floor openings with widely splayed embrasures. Another similar to rear. Extension has one range of windows and one of planked doors. Bradley was the southernmost grange of Fountains Abbey: it covered 4,400 acres. Bradley Hall may have been the site of the principal farm. (Listed Building Report)

A Royal licence to crenellate was granted in 1477 May 28 (Click on the date for details of this licence.).

Comments

Gatehouse is informed, by John Goodchild, this was Bradley near Huddersfield. and that John had obtained this property, previously a grange, from Fountains Abbey. A Bradley Hall and Park are marked on the modern Map about a mile north of the parish church.
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