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A Grade II Listed Building in Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8273 / 53°49'38"N

Longitude: -1.9607 / 1°57'38"W

OS Eastings: 402681

OS Northings: 436777

OS Grid: SE026367

Mapcode National: GBR GSR5.9S

Mapcode Global: WHB81.V2H8

Entry Name: Sowdens

Listing Date: 23 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338148

Location: Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury, Bradford, BD22

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Haworth St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 0236 and SE 0336 (east side, off)
22/57 Haworth

23.2.55 Sowdens

- II

Farmhouse, now cottage and outbuildings. C17. Stone, stone slate roof. One
storey; C20 windows. Rear elevation: 2 low storeys: stone mullion windows, some
blocked. Left return: gabled porch with coping has moulded Tudor-arched opening,
inner stone benches and inner-chamfered, Tudor-arched doorway with original
oak-peged oak door with wrought ironwork. Re-used datestone of 1699. From
1742-63 the home of William Grimshaw, incumbent of Haworth, who encouraged the
growth of Methodism in Haworth, being instrumental in building the Methodist
chapel in 1758, and held many meetings in the Kitchen at Sowdens.

Listing NGR: SE0268136777

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