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Latitude: 53.7145 / 53°42'52"N
Longitude: -1.9489 / 1°56'56"W
OS Eastings: 403469
OS Northings: 424234
OS Grid: SE034242
Mapcode National: GBR GTTH.V5
Mapcode Global: WHB8G.1W7R
Entry Name: Higgin Chamber
Listing Date: 15 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1134474
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339350
Location: Calderdale, HX2
Electoral Ward/Division: Luddendenfoot
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sowerby St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SOWERBY BRIDGE SOWERBY LANE
SE 0224 & SE 0324
(west side ) ,
8/222 Boulder Clough
15.ll.66 Higgin Chamber
House. Mid C17 with later alterations. Coursed dressed stone, stone slate
roof. 2 storeys. Garden front: 2 gabled bays with straight joint between.
Right bay refenestrated C19 with a 2-light flat-faced mullion window to
each floor. Left bay: double-chamfered mullion windows. Board door in
C19 plain stone surround to right of 2-light fire window and 6-light window
with transom and king mullion. Dripmould. 9-light window with king mullion
and dripmould to lst floor. Blind 2-light window under dripmould in gable.
Coping to both gables, shaped kneelers and finials to outer verges, base
of apex finial to left gable, head-carved stone on valley coping, arched
finial to right gable. Renewed stacks at rear of each bay. Right return
(road front): double -chamfered mullion windows. 4-panel door in plain stone
surround on right. To left of this a gabled bay projects, having an 8-light
window with transom, king mullion and dripmould to ground floor and 3-over-
5-light window with dripstone above. Shaped kneelers, coping, finials.
To left of this bay, on lst floor, a blind 3-light chamfered mullion window
with painted glazing bars. Roof on right hipped and with finial. Left
return: added single-storey outshut on right. To its left a 2-light double-
chamfered mullion window, mullion removed. Dripmould over this and at right
corner. To left a 4-, now 2-light flat-faced mullion window with a 4-light
and 2-light window or same type above. To far left on 1st floor a taking-in
door. Interior not inspected. Owned by the Stansfields in the C16 and
first half of the C17 and tenanted by the Hopkinson family (Kendall,
pp 166-9, 172).
HP Kendall, "Higgin Chamber, Sowerby", Halifax Antiquarian Society, Vol
11 (1914), pp157-172.
Listing NGR: SE0346924234
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