Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134474

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1966



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District: Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 03469 24234


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SOWERBY BRIDGE SOWERBY LANE SE 0224 & SE 0324 (west side ) , 8/222 Boulder Clough 15.ll.66 Higgin Chamber GV II House. Mid C17 with later alterations. Coursed dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Garden front: 2 gabled bays with straight joint between. Right bay refenestrated C19 with a 2-light flat-faced mullion window to each floor. Left bay: double-chamfered mullion windows. Board door in C19 plain stone surround to right of 2-light fire window and 6-light window with transom and king mullion. Dripmould. 9-light window with king mullion and dripmould to lst floor. Blind 2-light window under dripmould in gable. Coping to both gables, shaped kneelers and finials to outer verges, base of apex finial to left gable, head-carved stone on valley coping, arched finial to right gable. Renewed stacks at rear of each bay. Right return (road front): double -chamfered mullion windows. 4-panel door in plain stone surround on right. To left of this a gabled bay projects, having an 8-light window with transom, king mullion and dripmould to ground floor and 3-over- 5-light window with dripstone above. Shaped kneelers, coping, finials. To left of this bay, on lst floor, a blind 3-light chamfered mullion window with painted glazing bars. Roof on right hipped and with finial. Left return: added single-storey outshut on right. To its left a 2-light double- chamfered mullion window, mullion removed. Dripmould over this and at right corner. To left a 4-, now 2-light flat-faced mullion window with a 4-light and 2-light window or same type above. To far left on 1st floor a taking-in door. Interior not inspected. Owned by the Stansfields in the C16 and first half of the C17 and tenanted by the Hopkinson family (Kendall, pp 166-9, 172). HP Kendall, "Higgin Chamber, Sowerby", Halifax Antiquarian Society, Vol 11 (1914), pp157-172.

Listing NGR: SE0346924234


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Kendall, H P, Volume 11, (1914)

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