GAZEBO AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL AT SOWERBY CROFT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1134473
Date first listed:
15-Nov-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Jul-1988
Statutory Address:
GAZEBO AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL AT SOWERBY CROFT, SOWERY CROFT LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GAZEBO AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL AT SOWERBY CROFT, SOWERY CROFT LANE

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

District:
Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 06225 22956

Details

SOWERBY BRIDGE SOWERBY CROFT LANE SE 0622-0722 (west side), Norland 16/218 Gazebo and attached 15.11.66 garden wall at Sowerby Croft (formerly listed as Gazebo at Sowerby Croft) GV II Gazebo and attached wall. Probably mid C18. Coursed squared stone, wall with brick lining in stretcher bond; stone slate roof. Wall around square enclosure with 2-storey l-bay gazebo at north-west corner. Gazebo: quoins; openings have plain stone surrounds. North-east front: window on each floor, lst-floor window taller and with 4-pane sash; shaped gutter brackets; pyramidal roof with finial base. On left, added lean-to covers cantilevered stone stair up to lst-floor doorway in left return. Rear: tall blocked window; one gutter bracket. Right return: window to each floor, 1st-floor window with 4-pane sash; gutter brackets. Interior: an inserted corner fireplace on each floor; lst-floor room has moulded cornice and coved ceiling. The wall has quoins and flat coping; it is approximately 1.5 metres high on west side, 3 metres high on north side, 3.5 metres high and stepped on east (road) side, and rebuilt and 1.5 metres high on south side. It encloses what was formerly used as a tentercroft. Kendall notes that the enclosure was formerly larger, the gazebo being situated approximately in the centre (Kendall, p 155). HP Kendall "Sowerby Croft", Halifax Antiquarian Society, Vol 10 (1913), pp 141-155.

Listing NGR: SE0622522956

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
339346
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
(1913)

Legal

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

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Date: 07 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01262/23
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