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Haugh End House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7043 / 53°42'15"N

Longitude: -1.9214 / 1°55'17"W

OS Eastings: 405286

OS Northings: 423104

OS Grid: SE052231

Mapcode National: GBR HT0L.TT

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.G580

Plus Code: 9C5WP33H+PC

Entry Name: Haugh End House

Listing Date: 16 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339220

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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SE 0423 and SE 0523
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16.11.66 Haugh End House
House and attached stables. Mid C18. By John Carr for John Lea (Kendall, pl13).
Coursed squared stone and ashlar, stone slate roofs. Main house 2 storeys and attic,
5 bays with 2-storey, 9-bay service and stable range set back on left, rear range
added to right part of this range. Main house: symmetrical ashlar facade. Plinth,
cill bands, modillion cornice and pediment. Flight of steps up to 6-panel double door
with 3-pane overlight in architrave with pulvinated frieze, cornice and triangular
pediment, all in arched recess. Sash windows in architraves with pulvinated friezes,
on ground floor with alternately triangular and segmental pediments, on lst floor with
cornices. 6-pane sash in plain surround to pediment. Corniced end stacks. Wing on
left: raised ashlar quoins. Gabled central bay has keyed elliptical carriage-arch
with ashlar pilasters, imposts and voussoirs; keyed Venetian window above; table
dentil cornice, blind oval gable window, dentil pediment with weather-vane. Bays to
right: 3 plain stone surround doorways, the 2 to left now with windows, each with a
keyed Venetian window to left; 4 similar windows above. Bays to left: tall, round-
arched keyed doorway on right; 2 plain doorways, one with mounting block, and 3 keyed
Venetian windows; 4 similar windows above. Tabled dentil cornice. Hipped roof.
4 corniced ridge stacks. Rear: house: central doorway under tall keyed, arched stair
window. Windows mostly sashes with glazing bars in stone surrounds; moulded gutter
brackets. Left return, house: blocked central doorway with rusticated surround and
dentil cornice; Diocletian gable window. Right return, house: plinth, ground floor
cill band, eaves band forming pediment. Sashes with glazing bars in stone surrounds;
Diocletian gable window. Interior: house: contemporary architraves, panelled doors and
shutters, cornices and fireplaces throughout. Right front room has acorn friezes to
architraves, 1913 painting on doors, delf-tiles in fireplace and mirror above it with
elaborate surround. Cantilevered stone stair with iron balusters - plain and
decoratively-scrolled standards and ramped wooden handrail. lst-floor stair hall has
moulded panelling, leaf-dentil cornice and original moulded plaster ceiling said to be
by the York School of plasterers. Elaborate doorways to left and right with Ionic
columns, classical cornices and moulded round arches flank plainer arch with pulvin-
ated frieze and festoons above. Full-height back stairs have good turned balusters and
moulded handrail. Stables: remains of stalls with managers probably original. The
panelling in the stair hall and both stairs are almost identical to those at White
Windows Cheshire Home (q.v.), 1768 by Carr for John Priestley, Leas son-in-law.
H Kendall, "Famous Sowerby Mansions", Halifax Antiquarian Society, Vol 3 (1906),
pp 105-134.

Listing NGR: SE0528623104

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