FALLINGWORTH HALL AND FALLINGWORTH HALL COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134491

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1966

Statutory Address: FALLINGWORTH HALL AND FALLINGWORTH HALL COTTAGE, NORLAND TOWN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: FALLINGWORTH HALL AND FALLINGWORTH HALL COTTAGE, NORLAND TOWN ROAD

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

District: Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 06759 22838

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History

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Details

SOWERBY BRIDGE NORLAND TOWN ROAD SE 0622-0722 (north side) , Norland 16/144 Fallingworth Hall and Fallingworth Hall 15.11.66 Cottage - II House, now two. Early-mid C17, porch added 1642, late C18 - early C19 and C19 alterations. Coursed squared stone, stone slate roof. Lobby-entry 3-cell plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays (4 1st-floor windows) with 2-storey porch between bays 2 and 3 and 3-storey rear range to bays 1 and 2. Chamfered plinth; double-chamfered mullion-and-transom windows; string. From left: bay 1: a 6-light window with king mullion to left of doorway, probably C19, with reset Tudor-arched lintel dated 'I/MB/M 1616/H' (Michael and Isabel Barrow) and flanked by decorative stops. On 1st floor, windows of 6-lights with king mullion and 2 lights. Bay 2: a 2 + 4 light window to each floor. To bays 1 and 2 a continuous 1st-floor dripmould with decorative stop to left. Porch: moulded Tudor-arched doorway dated '16 AD 42', 1st-floor 2-light window with dripmould flanked by rainwater spouts; parapet gabled over window with moulded coping and finials (as at Lower Old Hall (q.v)); 1st-floor oculus in each return; inside, stone benches and chamfered quoined Tudor-arched inner doorway. Bay 3: 7-light window without transom; above, a 6-light window under decorative-stopped hoodmould. Chamfered gutter brackets throughout; kneelers and coping to right end; 2 ridge stacks. Rear: rear range heightened late C18 early C19 (probably for loom shop) has quoins; a doorway to right of added outshut which masks most of ground floor; on 1st floor a 2-light double-chamfered window (mullion removed) to left and a 2-light chamfered window to right: a blocked 2-light flat-faced mullion window to 2nd floor; the right end returns at an acute angle and has a 3-light, now 2-light, chamfered mullion window and a blind archway on 2nd floor. Left return: main house; plinth and string returned from front. Rear range: a 4-light double-chamfered mullion window to lst floor; on 2nd floor a blocked taking-in door to left and a blocked 2-Tight flat-faced mullion window to right; in gable a blocked square light and ledge. Interior: central house-body has moulded shallow-Tudor-arched fireplace with elaborate stops and sunk spandrels; stop-chamfered spine-beams; joists with incised lines. Right-hand room in rear range (now garage) has chamfered Tudor-arched fireplace on rear wall. 1st floor: central room has basket-arched fireplace with broad stopped-chamfer and is open to porch room which has stone flags under present floor covering. Resued purlins, rafters and ridge-piece. The reused dated lintel comes from Fields, now demolished (Kendall p133 ) T F Ford, 'Some buildings of the 17th Century in tile parish of Halifax', Thoresby Society Publications, Vol XXVIII. H P Kendall, 'Fields in Norland', Halifax Antiquarian Society, Vol 10,1913, pp133-139. RCHM(E) Report (31455).

Listing NGR: SE0675922838

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 339288

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Sources

Books and journals
Ford, T T, 'Thoresby Society Publications' in Some Buildings of the 17th Century in the Parish of Halifax, ()
Other
(1913)

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