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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: 1134449



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: 19-Jul-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 339382

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SOWERBY BRIDGE STYES LANE SE 0223 & SE 0323 (west side, off) 11/250 Swamp Cottage - II Water-powered mill, probably with cottage, now all one house. Probably 1805 (date of penny found in roof construction). Coursed, squared millstone grit, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 lst-floor windows. Quoins. Door on right has tie-stones. Flat-faced mul1ion windows, on ground floor of 4 and 8 lights (1 light blocked), on lst floor of 2, 4 and 2 lights; many of the mullions replaced (from elsewhere in the building). Ridge stack to left of centre. Rear: wheel chamber on left, single-storeyed with gabled roof replaced by glazed pent roof (tablestones of original roof in wall). 1st floor: above wheel-chamber two 2-light windows and one of 1 light. Centrel door, now glazed, which formerly led on to bridge across sluice. To right, a 2-light window. Left return: on right 2 plain-stone-surround doorways, now glazed. On their left a 2-light window. 4-light window above. Right return: a 4-light window to ground floor with two 2-light windows above, all with replaced concrete mullions. Interior: central room has stone fireplace with deep lintel; same to room above. Cross beams. This was one of the early textile mills of the area. At the back of the house is a channel, formerly the sluice; in the garden are the pond, which provided the head of water, and the overflow channel. The building was converted to 2 cottages in 1880 (deeds), probably at the time of building a new mill lower down the hillside (on the mill pond).

Listing NGR: SE0370823992

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National Grid Reference: SE 03708 23992


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