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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1134430
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339437
Location: Calderdale, HX6
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
SOWERBY BRIDGE WHARF STREET
Wall with 2 gateways
and gates to west and
south of Christ church
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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