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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1133973



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


District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338464

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ELLAND (0FF) GREEN LANE SE 080l83 Sowood 3/40 Lower Folds Farmhouse and Lower Folds Cottage


House. Early Cl7 hall and cross-wing, with early C19 addition. Thin coursed Elland flags with larger dresser stone details, stone slate roof. 2-storey front, single storey aisle to rear of hall range. Front has gabled cross-wing, with garage made into ground floor. Depressed tudor arch-headed doorway with moulded jambs at junction of wing with main range. 6-light chamfered mullioned window (3 mullions removed) to main housebody. Large quoins to angles. Above is late C18 4-light mullioned window and similar inserted in gable in keeping. Right hand return wall has single arch-headed window with 2-light chamfered mullioned window over. Left hand return wall is rendered. Rear gable rendered with revealed quoins, has two late C18 2-light mullioned windows with 4-light window over (some mullions removed) - Gable has triple string course of projecting slates probably for pigeon columbarium surmounted by crocketed finial (to both gables). Aisle roofed continuously has chamfered mullioned windows of 3 and 2 lights (both with mullions removed). Built onto main range is later 2-storey building with the main feature of large taking-in door at first floor (now blocked) originally with outside staircase. Rear has 4-light and 2-light flat faced mullion windows to each floor. Stone gutter brackets survive to front. Main range has large dressed chimney stack to ridge to right of entry end.

Interior: has Tudor-headed fireplace backing onto through passage in cross-wing, kitchen has re-used tiebeam with half-lap joints from cruck building, and re-used cruck-blade as arcade plate to rear aisle; both gables to wing have exposed king-post truss built into the stonework, probably from earlier C16 timber framed building.

Listing NGR: SE0801318370

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National Grid Reference: SE 08013 18370


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