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Wall with 2 Gateways and Gates to West and South of Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7097 / 53°42'34"N

Longitude: -1.9073 / 1°54'26"W

OS Eastings: 406214

OS Northings: 423700

OS Grid: SE062237

Mapcode National: GBR HT3J.VX

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.N0YX

Entry Name: Wall with 2 Gateways and Gates to West and South of Christ Church

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339437

Location: Calderdale, HX6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sowerby Bridge Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SOWERBY BRIDGE WHARF STREET
SE 0623-0723
(north side)
13/298
Wall with 2 gateways
and gates to west and
south of Christ church
GV II
Wall with 2 gate-ways and gates. Probably 1819, as Church (q.v). Coursed squared
stone, ashlar, cast and wrought iron. Wall approximately 1 metre high on south
side and rising to approximately 3 metres on west side has chamfered ashlar coping
and supports railings with spear-finialed bars and intermediate scrolled brackets.
At north end of west wall is an ashlar pier and a composite ashlar terminal pier
both with pyramidal capstones. The 2 gateways in the south walls have monolithic
ashlar piers each having tall base with sunk pointed-arch panels, a narrower stage
with broad chamfer forming octagonal section, octagonal band and gableted capstone.
Gates have 2 leafs with plain spear-finialed bars, mid-rails of quartrefoils, and
hinge bars set in iron sockets set in stone cills. To each gateway an elaborate
overthrow with scrolled brackets and finialed bars. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SE0621423700

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