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The Royd

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7058 / 53°42'20"N

Longitude: -1.9407 / 1°56'26"W

OS Eastings: 404014

OS Northings: 423263

OS Grid: SE040232

Mapcode National: GBR GTWL.N9

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.534X

Plus Code: 9C5WP345+8P

Entry Name: The Royd

Listing Date: 15 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339409

Location: Calderdale, HX6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Ryburn

Built-Up Area: Sowerby Bridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sowerby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Sowerby Bridge


SE 0423 & SE 0523
(north side), Sowerby
Nos 40 and 42 (The Royd)
- II
House, now 2 dwellings. Dated "SL 1632 IL", altered and subdivided C19. Rubble
brought to course, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Quoins on left and
formerly on right (truncated by addition of No 44). A doorway to right of each
bay; that to right bay (No 42) having chamfered, quoined surround and basket-
arched lintel with dated panels; that to left bay (No 40) with plain stone sur-
round. A double-chamfered mullion window to left of each door, of 4 (now 2)
lights to bay 1, of 6 (now 3) lights to bay 2. Continuous dripmould with decora-
tive circular stops. Two 2-light flat-faced mullion windows above. Plain gutter
brackets. End stacks. Rear: in centre a plain-stone surround doorway to right of a 4- (now 2-) light double-chamfered mullion window. On right, 2 single-light
windows, one formerly a 2-light double-chamfered mullion window. lst floor: 2
double-chamfered mullion windows, now of 2 lights. Interior: chamfered spine
beams, those in right bay (No 42) spliced, indicating former bressummer. Also in
this bay, at rear, a beam with continuous mortice in soffit indicating former
timber partition. Flat-arched stone fireplace in left bay (No 40). Queen-post
roof trusses with angle struts.

Listing NGR: SE0401423263

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