Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Statutory Address:


Ordnance survey map of THE ROYD
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1116447 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 15-Sep-2019 at 21:00:46.


Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 04014 23263


SOWERBY BRIDGE TOWN GATE SE 0423 & SE 0523 (north side), Sowerby 12/277 Nos 40 and 42 (The Royd) 15.11.66 - II House, now 2 dwellings. Dated "SL 1632 IL", altered and subdivided C19. Rubble brought to course, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Quoins on left and formerly on right (truncated by addition of No 44). A doorway to right of each bay; that to right bay (No 42) having chamfered, quoined surround and basket- arched lintel with dated panels; that to left bay (No 40) with plain stone sur- round. A double-chamfered mullion window to left of each door, of 4 (now 2) lights to bay 1, of 6 (now 3) lights to bay 2. Continuous dripmould with decora- tive circular stops. Two 2-light flat-faced mullion windows above. Plain gutter brackets. End stacks. Rear: in centre a plain-stone surround doorway to right of a 4- (now 2-) light double-chamfered mullion window. On right, 2 single-light windows, one formerly a 2-light double-chamfered mullion window. lst floor: 2 double-chamfered mullion windows, now of 2 lights. Interior: chamfered spine beams, those in right bay (No 42) spliced, indicating former bressummer. Also in this bay, at rear, a beam with continuous mortice in soffit indicating former timber partition. Flat-arched stone fireplace in left bay (No 40). Queen-post roof trusses with angle struts.

Listing NGR: SE0401423263


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 01 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03961/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Norman Hurst. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].