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Lower Wat Ing

A Grade II Listed Building in Greetland and Stainland, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7044 / 53°42'15"N

Longitude: -1.8904 / 1°53'25"W

OS Eastings: 407329

OS Northings: 423112

OS Grid: SE073231

Mapcode National: GBR HT7L.JT

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.X4YZ

Entry Name: Lower Wat Ing

Listing Date: 15 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339254

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 LONDON ROAD
SE 0623-0723
(east side, off), Norland
13/112 Lower Wat Ing
15.11.66
GV II
Farmhouse, now house, cross-wing now separate and used as outbuilding. Mid C17 of
several builds, possibly with earlier origins; late-C18 alterations. Coursed squared
stone, stone slate roof. Hall and cross-wing plan with through passage. South-east
(garden) front: 2 storeys, 2 bays with added rear range and cross-wing projecting on
left. Quoins. Cross-wing: a 6-light double-chamfered mullion window with king
mullion and decorative-stopped hoodmould with a 6-light single-chamfered mullion window above
kneelers shaped coping, finial; lateral stack to right. Main range: door to right of
centre with reset lintel carved "IMM 1664" (possibly the initials of a Milner) and a
c.1970 arched window above; to left and right on each floor a 4-light flat-faced
mullion window and to far left on ground floor a C19 window; kneeler and coping to
right; corniced central ridge stack. Rear: cross-wing on right is set back; the added
range is not full width and on the left the main range has a plain stone-surround
doorway and a 2-light hollow-chamfered mullion window with a similar 3-light window
above. The added range has, on ground floor, double-chamfered mullion windows of
6 lights with king mullion, and of 3 lights, under a continuous dripmould with decora-
tive stops; on lst floor single-chamfered mullion windows of 6 and 3 lights; external
stack to left. The left return of this range has a chamfered quoined doorway to
internal porch, a double-chamfered square light, and a 3-light chamfered mullion
window above, all to left of stack. Its right return has double-chamfered mullion
windows of 3 lights (mullions restored) to ground floor and of 4 lights with diamond-
stopped hoodmould to lst floor. The cross-wing has chamfered mullion windows of 3 and
2 lights to ground floor and of 4 lights above. Gutter spout in angle between added
range and cross-wing. Left return: a C19 doorway to left of 3-light window, formerly
chamfered mullioned with similar intact window above. Interior: porch has inner board
doorway with original hinges and wooden bar in hole in passage wall. From the
through passage a recessed chamfered quoined doorway leads into the housebody. This
has a large stop-chamfered quoined Tudor-arched fireplace with beam above supporting
stop-chamfered spine beams; incised joists; in left wall are 2 triangular-headed door-
ways into cross-wing with pegged wooden surrounds and reused carved panel doors;
separating housebody from rear kitchen is rail and post with 1958 plank and muntin
panelling. Kitchen has large segmental-arched fireplace with small window to one
side, chamfered spine-beams and stop-chamfered joists. Stair has reused turned
balusters at top. Cross-wing, on ground floor, has mortice in soffit of central
cross-beam indicating position of former partition; on the lst floor the plank and
muntin partition survives, the muntins with incised decoration; above it a king-post
truss with V braces. lst floor of main range: in central room chamfered Tudor-arched
fireplace with bicusped lintel and moulded cornice; central king-post truss with angle
braces and another at right end with V braces, cambered tie beam and braces to ridge
piece.
RCHM(E) Report (31469).


Listing NGR: SE0732923112

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