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Longfield House and Fairfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7017 / 53°42'6"N

Longitude: -1.9366 / 1°56'11"W

OS Eastings: 404284

OS Northings: 422805

OS Grid: SE042228

Mapcode National: GBR GTXM.JS

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.7722

Entry Name: Longfield House and Fairfield House

Listing Date: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339187

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

SE 0422 & SE 0522
(west side), Sowerby
Longfield House and
5.9.36 Fairfield House
Dower house and attached stables, now 2 houses. Early-mid and late C18 with C19
alterations and C20 conversion. Coursed squared stone, stone slate roofs. L-shaped
plan with stables to rear right. House: 2 storeys, 3 bays, rear range added late
C18. Symmetrical facade: raised quoins rusticated alternately. 6-panel double-
door with 2-pane overlight and rusticated ashlar surround in later Tuscan porch
with modillion cornice and blocking course. A large double-chamfered cross-window
to each side. lst floor: central oculus with glazing bars and alternately rusti-
cated voussoired surround flanked by 2-light double-chamfered mullion windows,
formerly transomed. Dentil cornice. Ashlar coping. 2 corniced stacks to centre
of right. Rear: house has 6-panel door with window to left on each floor; paired
gutter brackets; eaves stack. Stables project on left with inner return of 3 bays;
quoins on left, plain stone surrounds to openings. From left: window, paired glazed
doors 2 windows, wide window, door now window, window. Paired gutter brackets.
2 ridge stacks. Right return: straight joint between front range of house, which
has watershot masonry, and later work. Interior: house has C18 dog-leg, open-string
stair with turned balusters. Rear entrance hall doorway to front hall has fluted
1/2-columns and segmental pediment. This was a Dower House to Field House.

Listing NGR: SE0428422805

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

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