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Sowerby Worsted Manufacturing Company Limited

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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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

Plus Code: 9C5WP463+37

Entry Name: Sowerby Worsted Manufacturing Company Limited

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183756

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339152

Location: Calderdale, HX6

County: Calderdale

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

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Listing Text

SE 0623 - 0723
(west side, off)
Sowerby Worsted
Manufacturing Company
- II
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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