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Lower Folds Cottage lower Folds Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Greetland and Stainland, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.6618 / 53°39'42"N

Longitude: -1.8802 / 1°52'48"W

OS Eastings: 408013

OS Northings: 418370

OS Grid: SE080183

Mapcode National: GBR HV93.Q3

Mapcode Global: WHCB0.27Y5

Entry Name: Lower Folds Cottage lower Folds Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338464

Location: Calderdale, HX4

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Greetland and Stainland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Stainland

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 080l83 Sowood

3/40 Lower Folds Farmhouse and
Lower Folds Cottage


House. Early Cl7 hall and cross-wing, with early C19 addition. Thin coursed
Elland flags with larger dresser stone details, stone slate roof. 2-storey
front, single storey aisle to rear of hall range. Front has gabled cross-wing,
with garage made into ground floor. Depressed tudor arch-headed doorway with
moulded jambs at junction of wing with main range. 6-light chamfered mullioned
window (3 mullions removed) to main housebody. Large quoins to angles. Above
is late C18 4-light mullioned window and similar inserted in gable in keeping.
Right hand return wall has single arch-headed window with 2-light chamfered
mullioned window over. Left hand return wall is rendered. Rear gable rendered
with revealed quoins, has two late C18 2-light mullioned windows with 4-light
window over (some mullions removed) - Gable has triple string course of
projecting slates probably for pigeon columbarium surmounted by crocketed finial
(to both gables). Aisle roofed continuously has chamfered mullioned windows of
3 and 2 lights (both with mullions removed). Built onto main range is later
2-storey building with the main feature of large taking-in door at first floor
(now blocked) originally with outside staircase. Rear has 4-light and 2-light
flat faced mullion windows to each floor. Stone gutter brackets survive to
front. Main range has large dressed chimney stack to ridge to right of entry

Interior: has Tudor-headed fireplace backing onto through passage in cross-wing,
kitchen has re-used tiebeam with half-lap joints from cruck building, and re-used
cruck-blade as arcade plate to rear aisle; both gables to wing have exposed
king-post truss built into the stonework, probably from earlier C16 timber framed

Listing NGR: SE0801318370

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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