Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134504

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jul-1988



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District: Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 03169 23557


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SOWERBY BRIDGE HIGHAM AND DOB LANE SE 0223 and SE 0323 (south side), Sowerby 11/84 Lower Snape Farmhouse (formerly listed as 15.11.66 Snape Farm, Higham and Dob Lane) - II Farmhouse. Dated 1623. Coursed squared stone, stone slate roof. 3-cell through-passage plan with central rear wing and single-storey rear outshut to left. 2 storeys, 4 lst-floor windows. Plinth. On left of right cell a decorative-stopped, chamfered, quoined, triangular-headed doorway with sunk spandrels and raised dated panel to lintel; above it is carved a recess with bell. To left of door, double-chamfered mullion windows of 6 lights (parlour), 7 lights (housebody) and 2 lights (fire window); single-chamfered mullion windows, to right of 3 and 2 lights, and on lst floor of 5, 5, 2 and 3 lights (from left). Continuous ground-floor dripmould with heartstop on right, rising over bell and curving down over right hand windows which are set lower. Shaped kneelers, chamfered ashlar coping. End stacks, left one external and ridge stack between 2nd and 3rd cells. Rear: chamfered mullion windows. Left cell: 2 doorways with plain stone surrounds, that on right more massive, with 2-light window on left and 2-light flat-faced mullion window above. Wing: gable stack; in left return a 5-light window to ground floor and a 4-light window above; in right return a chamfered light on lst floor. Outshut: central door with plain stone surround flanked by 2-light windows (mullion removed from left one). Left return: 2-light windows, to right of stack one on each floor, that on ground floor with dripmould, to left of stack one on lst floor. Right return: blocked windows, of 3 lights and 2 lights above. Interior: housebody: inglenook with chamfered bressumer and heck post and later stone fireplace. Stop-chamfered spine beams; stone stair under which is a segmental-arched doorway to blocked barrell-vaulted cellar. Right hand room has chamfered, quoined fireplace with bulbous stops, monolithic lintel and chamfered ledge; 2 stop-chamfered spine beams on corbels. Room above this has a stop-chamfered fireplace with tie-stones and triangular-headed, segmental-arched lintel. 3 king-post roof trusses with angle braces, the left 2 with chamfered tie beams, the right one with V struts.

Listing NGR: SE0316923557


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Legacy System number: 339226

Legacy System: LBS

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