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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: 1134530



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: 05-Sep-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 339187

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SOWERBY BRIDGE DEAN LANE SE 0422 & SE 0522 (west side), Sowerby 15/312 Longfield House and 5.9.36 Fairfield House GV II Dower house and attached stables, now 2 houses. Early-mid and late C18 with C19 alterations and C20 conversion. Coursed squared stone, stone slate roofs. L-shaped plan with stables to rear right. House: 2 storeys, 3 bays, rear range added late C18. Symmetrical facade: raised quoins rusticated alternately. 6-panel double- door with 2-pane overlight and rusticated ashlar surround in later Tuscan porch with modillion cornice and blocking course. A large double-chamfered cross-window to each side. lst floor: central oculus with glazing bars and alternately rusti- cated voussoired surround flanked by 2-light double-chamfered mullion windows, formerly transomed. Dentil cornice. Ashlar coping. 2 corniced stacks to centre of right. Rear: house has 6-panel door with window to left on each floor; paired gutter brackets; eaves stack. Stables project on left with inner return of 3 bays; quoins on left, plain stone surrounds to openings. From left: window, paired glazed doors 2 windows, wide window, door now window, window. Paired gutter brackets. 2 ridge stacks. Right return: straight joint between front range of house, which has watershot masonry, and later work. Interior: house has C18 dog-leg, open-string stair with turned balusters. Rear entrance hall doorway to front hall has fluted 1/2-columns and segmental pediment. This was a Dower House to Field House.

Listing NGR: SE0428422805

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National Grid Reference: SE 04284 22805


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