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Gazebo and Attached Garden Wall at Sowerby Croft

A Grade II Listed Building in Greetland and Stainland, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.703 / 53°42'10"N

Longitude: -1.9072 / 1°54'25"W

OS Eastings: 406225

OS Northings: 422956

OS Grid: SE062229

Mapcode National: GBR HT3M.X9

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.P601

Entry Name: Gazebo and Attached Garden Wall at Sowerby Croft

Listing Date: 15 November 1966

Last Amended: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339346

Location: Calderdale, HX6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Greetland and Stainland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Norland

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SOWERBY BRIDGE SOWERBY CROFT LANE
SE 0622-0722
(west side), Norland
16/218
Gazebo and attached
15.11.66 garden wall at Sowerby
Croft (formerly listed
as Gazebo at Sowerby
Croft)
GV II
Gazebo and attached wall. Probably mid C18. Coursed squared stone, wall
with brick lining in stretcher bond; stone slate roof. Wall around square
enclosure with 2-storey l-bay gazebo at north-west corner. Gazebo: quoins;
openings have plain stone surrounds. North-east front: window on each floor,
lst-floor window taller and with 4-pane sash; shaped gutter brackets; pyramidal
roof with finial base. On left, added lean-to covers cantilevered stone
stair up to lst-floor doorway in left return. Rear: tall blocked window;
one gutter bracket. Right return: window to each floor, 1st-floor window
with 4-pane sash; gutter brackets. Interior: an inserted corner fireplace
on each floor; lst-floor room has moulded cornice and coved ceiling. The
wall has quoins and flat coping; it is approximately 1.5 metres high on
west side, 3 metres high on north side, 3.5 metres high and stepped on east
(road) side, and rebuilt and 1.5 metres high on south side. It encloses
what was formerly used as a tentercroft. Kendall notes that the enclosure
was formerly larger, the gazebo being situated approximately in the centre
(Kendall, p 155).
HP Kendall "Sowerby Croft", Halifax Antiquarian Society, Vol 10 (1913), pp
141-155.


Listing NGR: SE0622522956

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