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A Grade II Listed Building in Todmorden, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7316 / 53°43'53"N

Longitude: -2.0642 / 2°3'51"W

OS Eastings: 395863

OS Northings: 426131

OS Grid: SD958261

Mapcode National: GBR GT09.X2

Mapcode Global: WHB8D.8G9N

Entry Name: Fold

Listing Date: 22 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339104

Location: Todmorden, Calderdale, OL14

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Todmorden

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Todmorden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 958261

3/110 Fold


House. Long range with early C17 house to left with large dressed stone, and
late C18 barn and attached cottage in hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2
storeys. C17 house of 3-room plan with projecting cross-wing to left hand end;
though under cat-slide roof of main range, this may have been gabled originally.
Through-passage plan. Cross-wing has double chamfered mullioned window of 4
lights (with hollow chamfered mullions) with same over. Hoodmould to ground
floor window. Main range has double chamfered mullioned window originally of
4 lights with 2-light firewindow. Doorway has square headed lintel with
composite jambs with moulded surround. To right of door is 4-light chamfered
window with king mullion. All windows altered in part to main range and lack
original mullions. Over is stepped string course which terminates abruptly
where barn is attached. 1st floor has remains of 3 small chamfered windows of
2 lights. One stack to ridge.
Interior: evidence for smoke bay is preserved in opening between hall window
and firewindow for bressumer, and roof retains collar for hood. Very large
corbel in cross-wing. The original plan would possibly have been parlour,
housebody and service room separated by through passage (internal wall now
gone). Barn has watershot masonry and cart entry with segmental arch, huge
jambs with tie-stones, over is Venetian window. To left are two 2-light
mullioned windows with plain stone surrounds, the left most broken through to
form doorway the other altered. Over are 2 identical windows lacking mullions.
One other 2-light window has been inserted (late C20) in keeping to right of
Venetian window. Paired doorways with composite jambs (are now blocked) and
flat faced mullioned window of 4 lights with same over. Quoins to the angle
with gable stack. Right hand return wall has attached single storey outbuilding
with quoins, doorway with composite jambs and flat faced mullioned window of 2
lights. Coping to top of wall with cat-slide roof parallel with main range.

Listing NGR: SD9586326131

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