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Blackwall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7143 / 53°42'51"N

Longitude: -1.9162 / 1°54'58"W

OS Eastings: 405628

OS Northings: 424210

OS Grid: SE056242

Mapcode National: GBR HT1H.Y8

Mapcode Global: WHB8G.JWRY

Plus Code: 9C5WP37M+PG

Entry Name: Blackwall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339127

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: Warley St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Find accommodation in
Sowerby Bridge


SE 0424 and SE 0524
(south side), Friendly
9/5 Nos 1, 2, 3 and 4 Blackwall

Farmhouse now 4 dwellings. Probably early C17, of 2 builds, sub-divided and altered
late C18-early C19. Rubble brought to course, rendered or painted; stone slate
roof. Hall and cross-wing plan with through passage. 2 storeys, 3 bays with gabled
cross-wing on left. Ground floor windows are double chamfered mullioned with arched
lights and first floor windows single-chamfered mullioned, unless stated otherwise.
Cross-wing: a 4-light window flanked by plain single lights; on first floor a 3-
light now 2-light window with inserted plain window to left and dripstone above.
Main range: left bay has a chamfered shallow segmental-arched doorway to right
of 3-light window with 4-light window above; central bay has C19 doorway to right
of 5-light transomed window with 4-light, now 2-light, window above; right bay has
C19 doorway to left of 4-light window with square-headed lights under remnant of
string, with similar window under hoodmould above. Main range has end stacks and
one to ridge between left-hand bays; cross-wing has lateral stack on left. Rear:
through-passage doorway is chamfered and Tudor-arched in gabled porch with segmental
arched doorway and inner stone benches. Other openings date from the conversion
and include doorways to left and right, each of the 3 doorways being to right of
a 3-light flat-faced mullion window with a similar 4-light window above (each with
1 light blocked). Cross-wing has roof hipped, with crocketed finial on apex of
hip, and descending low over C19 extension. Interior of No 3: one stop-chamfered
beam and a corniced fireplace dating from the conversion. No 1 in state of
dereliction at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: SE0562824210

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