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The Old Maltings at Fountain Head Brewery

A Grade II Listed Building in Warley, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7377 / 53°44'15"N

Longitude: -1.9004 / 1°54'1"W

OS Eastings: 406667

OS Northings: 426811

OS Grid: SE066268

Mapcode National: GBR HT56.CW

Mapcode Global: WHB8G.S97Z

Entry Name: The Old Maltings at Fountain Head Brewery

Listing Date: 18 April 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447632

Location: Calderdale, HX2

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Warley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Mount Pellon Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The Old Maltings at
Fountain Head Brewery
SE 02 NE 4/429
Maltings, now converted to offices,1906 altered 1987. By William
Chambers of London for Samuel Webster and Co. Coursed dresses
sandstone with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof. Symmetrical
on axis with 8-bay centre having 4 storeys and 3 attic floors;
1 x 2 bay tower and 1-bay hoist tower against east end; broader
and taller 3-storey, 3 x 6 bay range across west end. East tower
is pierced by square-headed train entrance which occupies 3
storeys and has multiple brick-arched soffit; offset band and
still band beneath segmentally-headed window with iron bars;
small rectangular window beneath eaves band set on blocks; swept
hipped roof capped by slate-hung louvre. Hoist tower to right
rises 7 storeys with window to each floor and hipped roof. Main
range has segmentally-arched windows; those to ground floor
within plinth; 1st floor windows all blocked; offset band above
3rd storey; eaves band on blocks. Above bay 8 is a cantilevered
wooden hoist housing 3 rows of triangular dormers staggered
3:4:3; slate-hung houses at each of ridge, central cowl. Range
across west end: segmentally-arched ground-floor openings with
wide doorway on right; pilasters rise from 1st floor band to
divide each bay having blocked 1st floor windows beneath small-
rectangular 2nd floor openings with crossed iron bars. Plain
ashlar entablature with blocks at eaves. Twin hipped roofs sweep
up to slate-hung louvres.
An outstanding example of its type built to a scale that evinces
the success of the late C19 brewery trade in this area. Local
authority plans register shows the building to have been designed
in 1898.

Listing NGR: SE0666726811

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

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