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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: 1134431



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: 11-Jul-1980

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 339440

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SOWERBY BRIDGE WHARF STREET SE 0623-0723 (south side) 13/301 Carlton Mill with 11.7.80 attached weaving shed GV II Worsted spinning mill with attached weaving shed. 1850 with later C19 weaving shed. For Thomas Nicholl. Coursed squared stone, stone slate roof. 4 storeys to Wharf Street, 6 to canal. North (road) front: 5 bays under 2 gables. Bay 2 has a panelled double loading door to each floor with winch hoist in gable above. Windows have stone lintels, raised cills and 9-pane top-opening glazing. Central bay blind except for 4th-floor window, 2 right-hand ground-floor windows blind. Eaves cornice. Gables have keyed oculi, kneelers and flat coping. Small embattled single-storey bay added to left has shop front with doorway on right. Rear: 5 bays, 3rd bay having projecting privy block. Cornice and twin gables with oculi as front. Attached to right, shorter 2-storey weaving shed has 9 bays of windows and keyed oculus to right gable. Left return: 11 bays, the 6 left-hand bays 6- storey, others 4-storey. Bays 9 and 10 have a tall round-arched carriage-way with rusticated quoins and voussoirs carrying road through building and down to canal. Bay 8 has loading doors with hoist over. Windows as front. Right return similar with opposing carriage-arch on left and to its right 2 round-arched openings with rusticated quoins and voussoirs. Interior: not inspected, but previous list description (1980) records cast-iron columns supporting wooden beams, stone stairs and surviving gearing and drive shafts of mill machinery. Was powered by 2 steam beam engines housed in lower block attached to west (q.v). Burnt out, unoccupied and in state of dereliction at time of resurvey. Sowerby Bridge Riverside Development, booklet published by Derek A Clark, p17, and Sowerby Bridge Riverside information sheet.

Listing NGR: SE0608223602

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Books and journals
Sowerby Bridge River Riverside Development17

National Grid Reference: SE 06082 23602


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