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Latitude: 53.7101 / 53°42'36"N
Longitude: -1.8968 / 1°53'48"W
OS Eastings: 406907
OS Northings: 423749
OS Grid: SE069237
Mapcode National: GBR HT6J.4R
Mapcode Global: WHB8N.T0YK
Entry Name: Sowerby Worsted Manufacturing Company Limited
Listing Date: 19 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183756
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339152
Location: Calderdale, HX6
Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge
Built-Up Area: Halifax
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sowerby Bridge Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SOWERBY BRIDGE CANAL ROAD
SE 0623 - 0723
(west side, off)
Canal warehouse with stable, now commercial premises. Late C18. Brick
in stretcher bond, coursed squared stone and rubble brought to course, rendered
on all but north sides; stone slate roof. 4 storeys to south side, 3 to
north (canal) side; 2 internal bays; stable 1 storey with loft, 1 bay.
Gabled south front: openings have plain stone surrounds, the windows with
flat-faced mullions. Ground floor: wide cart door to right; 2-light window
on left. lst and 2nd floors: loading door flanked by 2-light windows.
3rd floor: loading door flanked by smaller single-light windows. Later
hoist in apex. Stable set back on left has pent roof. Rear: as front,
but with mullions removed. Right return: three 2nd-floor windows. Interior:
stone flag floor to rear at canal level, otherwise thin floor boards. Slender
iron columns of quatrefoil section on circular bases with pronounced entasis
support large-scantling cross-beams. The Calder and Hebble Navigation was
constructed 1759-64 (Sowerby Bridge Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official
Guide (c1985) p 22).
Listing NGR: SE0690723749
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