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Lower Wood Lane Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryburn, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.71 / 53°42'36"N

Longitude: -1.9365 / 1°56'11"W

OS Eastings: 404286

OS Northings: 423737

OS Grid: SE042237

Mapcode National: GBR GTXJ.JS

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.703M

Plus Code: 9C5WP367+29

Entry Name: Lower Wood Lane Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339448

Location: Calderdale, HX6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Ryburn

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
(west side) , Sowerby
12/309 Lower Wood Lane
24.1.86 Farmhouse and attached
- II
Farmhouse and attached barn. House early-mid C17, barn mid C18. House of thin
coursed rubble, barn of coursed squared stone; stone slate roofs. 2-storey, 3-bay
house (2 first-floor windows) with 2-bay barn on right. House: quoins; double-
chamfered mullion windows. To right of centre, gabled porch, rebuilt c1980, has
a chamfered quoined doorway, the lintel dated 1630; round-arched slit windows to
sides; and quoined inner doorway with deep lintel. To right and left of porch a
5-light window with 4-light window; ground-floor windows under hoodmoulds. Ridge
stack to right of centre and another stack to left end, forward of ridge. Rear:
a 2-light window flanked by 3-light windows. Left return: a 3-light window with
hoodmould to gable. Barn to left of centre a round-arched cart-entry, bonded and
with raised keystone and board doors; above it a Venetian window. To left a stable
door with stone lintel. To right, at lower level, a doorway with plain stone
surround. Rear: opposing cart-entry infilled; lean-to addition. Interiors: barn:
in the house gable wall (on left) is a 2-light double-chamfered mullion window;
C19 queen post roof with raised purlins. House: later barrel-vaulted cellar with
plain stone surround to window; wooden lintels to doors; raised beams, one in left
room (removed from central room) having mortice in soffit for former partition.
Between central and right-hand rooms are back-to-back C18 fireplaces with plain
stone surrounds and cornices; similar fireplace to left-hand room. King-post roof,
central tie-beam with mortices for former studs, left-hand truss having mortice
to soffit of tie-beam for former partition/walling and struts. This and the front
wall plate visible on first floor may indicate that the house originally had a
timber frame or the presence of a former cross-wing.

Listing NGR: SE0428623737

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