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Fallingworth Hall and Fallingworth Hall Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Greetland and Stainland, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7019 / 53°42'6"N

Longitude: -1.8991 / 1°53'56"W

OS Eastings: 406759

OS Northings: 422838

OS Grid: SE067228

Mapcode National: GBR HT5M.NP

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.S6VV

Entry Name: Fallingworth Hall and Fallingworth Hall Cottage

Listing Date: 15 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339288

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 NORLAND TOWN ROAD
SE 0622-0722
(north side) , Norland
16/144
Fallingworth Hall and
Fallingworth Hall
15.11.66
Cottage
- II
House, now two. Early-mid C17, porch added 1642, late C18 - early C19 and C19
alterations. Coursed squared stone, stone slate roof. Lobby-entry 3-cell plan.
2 storeys, 3 bays (4 1st-floor windows) with 2-storey porch between bays 2 and
3 and 3-storey rear range to bays 1 and 2. Chamfered plinth; double-chamfered
mullion-and-transom windows; string. From left: bay 1: a 6-light window with king
mullion to left of doorway, probably C19, with reset Tudor-arched lintel dated
'I/MB/M 1616/H' (Michael and Isabel Barrow) and flanked by decorative stops.
On 1st floor, windows of 6-lights with king mullion and 2 lights. Bay 2: a 2 + 4
light window to each floor. To bays 1 and 2 a continuous 1st-floor dripmould with
decorative stop to left. Porch: moulded Tudor-arched doorway dated '16 AD 42',
1st-floor 2-light window with dripmould flanked by rainwater spouts; parapet gabled
over window with moulded coping and finials (as at Lower Old Hall (q.v)); 1st-floor
oculus in each return; inside, stone benches and chamfered quoined Tudor-arched
inner doorway. Bay 3: 7-light window without transom; above, a 6-light window
under decorative-stopped hoodmould. Chamfered gutter brackets throughout; kneelers
and coping to right end; 2 ridge stacks. Rear: rear range heightened late C18
early C19 (probably for loom shop) has quoins; a doorway to right of added outshut
which masks most of ground floor; on 1st floor a 2-light double-chamfered window
(mullion removed) to left and a 2-light chamfered window to right: a blocked 2-light
flat-faced mullion window to 2nd floor; the right end returns at an acute angle
and has a 3-light, now 2-light, chamfered mullion window and a blind archway on
2nd floor. Left return: main house; plinth and string returned from front. Rear
range: a 4-light double-chamfered mullion window to lst floor; on 2nd floor a
blocked taking-in door to left and a blocked 2-Tight flat-faced mullion window
to right; in gable a blocked square light and ledge. Interior: central house-body
has moulded shallow-Tudor-arched fireplace with elaborate stops and sunk spandrels;
stop-chamfered spine-beams; joists with incised lines. Right-hand room in rear
range (now garage) has chamfered Tudor-arched fireplace on rear wall. 1st floor:
central room has basket-arched fireplace with broad stopped-chamfer and is open
to porch room which has stone flags under present floor covering. Resued purlins,
rafters and ridge-piece. The reused dated lintel comes from Fields, now demolished
(Kendall p133 )
T F Ford, 'Some buildings of the 17th Century in tile parish of Halifax', Thoresby
Society Publications, Vol XXVIII.
H P Kendall, 'Fields in Norland', Halifax Antiquarian Society, Vol 10,1913,
pp133-139. RCHM(E) Report (31455).


Listing NGR: SE0675922838

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