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Castle Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7059 / 53°42'21"N

Longitude: -1.9411 / 1°56'27"W

OS Eastings: 403985

OS Northings: 423276

OS Grid: SE039232

Mapcode National: GBR GTWL.K8

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.43YT

Entry Name: Castle Hill

Listing Date: 15 November 1966

Last Amended: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339411

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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Listing Text

SOWERBY BRIDGE TOWN GATE
SE 0223 & SE 0323
( north side ) , Sowerby
11/279
No 60, Castle Hill
15.11.66 (formerly listed as
Nos 56, 58 and 60)
GV II
House. C16 origins; encased and added to C17, probably mid; altered c.1985.
Traces of internal timber frame; coursed rubble and coursed squared stone; stone
slate roof. Formerly T-shaped on plan. 2 storeys. Range gable-end to road has
one wide bay and formerly extended further to rear; set back on left is single-
cell addition (shaft of T). Double-chamfered mullion windows throughout. Road
front: quotas. On right, C20 door in plain stone surround to right of single
chamfered light. On left, a 3-light, now 2-light, window to each floor. Roof
comes down lower on right. Chamfered ashlar coping with head in apex of gable.
Ridge stack. Bay set-back on left is of rubble and has a C20 door with chamfered
lintel, and to left gable an offset external stack. Rear: main range has been
truncated, c.1985, and now has a door on right, a 2-light window on left, and a
3-light window above. Added bay (on right) has lst-floor windows of 1 and 2
lights (mullion removed). Left return: 2-light ground-floor window to main range;
a 2-light window with 3-light window above to right of addition stack. Right
return: 3 bays, stepped back to right. Right bay has a C20 glazed door under win-
dow lintel with C20 window on right and a 2-light window above (mullion removed).
Central bay has a 3-light window with 2-light window above. Left bay has a
blocked quoined doorway now with a 2-light flat-faced mullion window. Interior:
on ground floor remains of the posts of one truss and the wall plate are visible;
on lst floor one close-studded bay, between main range and addition, with angle
brace to wall post and wall plates. In front room of main range (former No 58) a
chamfered quoined Tudor-arched fireplace with another fireplace in room above
which has chamfered surround of large blocks of stone.


Listing NGR: SE0398523275

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

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