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Rodwell Head

A Grade II Listed Building in Todmorden, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7234 / 53°43'24"N

Longitude: -2.0744 / 2°4'27"W

OS Eastings: 395186

OS Northings: 425219

OS Grid: SD951252

Mapcode National: GBR FTYD.P0

Mapcode Global: WHB8D.3NGZ

Entry Name: Rodwell Head

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Last Amended: 22 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339072

Location: Todmorden, Calderdale, OL14

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Todmorden

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Todmorden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 951252 (south side)

3/88 Rodwell Head
(formerly listed as
Rodwell Head Farmhouse
22.11.66 and Outbuildings at Rodwell

Late C17 house attached to larger mid C18 house to which is attached late C18
added bay. Hammer-dressed stone, ashlar dressings, modern tile roof. 2
storeys. Original house at left hand and fronts road. Coped gable with kneeler
and stack. Quoins. Double chamfered mullioned windows oF 2 lights and 4 lights
to ground floor with 2 rectangular later window openings to 1st floor. Quoins.
Added bay has double chamfered mullioned window of 3 lights with similar window
over. Wall runs straight into C18 build which rises higher and has raised
rusticated quoins and ashlar faced gable with moulded copings, kneelers and
stack. Venetian window to apex. Facade to road has symmetrical arrangement of
tall stair window of 6 lights with transoms with to either side large windows
with plain stone surrounds which project, originally of 4 lights (now altered to
2 lights) to each floor. Moulded eaves cornice. South west gable has Venetian
window with raised impost and keystone. Stack to gable. Rusticated quoins.
East front is faced in ashlar. Classical facade. Symmetrical. 5 bays.
Central 3 bays break forward under triangular pediment. Central doorway has
architrave, segmental pediment, consoles. All other bays have windows with
plain stone surrounds and projecting sill, (altered glazing). Rear of C17 house
retains double chamfered mullioned windows of 3 lights and 4 lights and 2
doorways with basket arched lintels.
Interior of this range has division wall formed by large single stones which are
shaped to take beams. Main house retains 2 original fireplaces, one with fine
quality carved wooden surround.

Listing NGR: SD9518625219

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

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