NUMBERS 1 AND 2 CALDER HOUSE AND ATTACHED STABLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134548

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 1 AND 2 CALDER HOUSE AND ATTACHED STABLE, 1 AND 2, BOLTON BROW

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Location

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 1 AND 2 CALDER HOUSE AND ATTACHED STABLE, 1 AND 2, BOLTON BROW

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

District: Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 06474 23748

Summary

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History

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Details

SOWERBY BRIDGE BOLTON BROW SE 0623-0723 (south side) 13/8 Nos 1 and 2 Calder House and attached stable - GV II Company agent/manager's house and offices, now 2 houses with workshop under No 1, and attached stable. 1779. For the Rochdale Canal Company. Coursed squared stone, stone slate roof. Back-to-earth plan, south front of 3 storeys plus basement, north front of 2 storeys. South (canal) front: 5 bays (4 first floor windows), 2-storey stable set back on left with one first floor window. Main house: raised quoins; basement forms plinth; first floor cill band; openings have raised plain stone surrounds. Basement: square window on left; small square window with iron bars to centre. Between the 2 a flight of cantilevered stone steps with iron handrail leads up to central ground floor doorway having original 6-panel door (now centrally hinged) and overlight. 2 windows to either side and same above to first and second floors. Rising from first floor is central, tall, round-arched stair window, top now infilled and with C20 windows. Windows mostly C20 casements, although some are sashes. Moulded gutter brackets. End stacks. Set back on right a pent-roofed addition abutting an added outshut to its rear. Stable on left has door in plain stone-surround on left with a 2-light flat-faced mullion window to its right and similar window without mullion above. Rear (north front): 3-bay symmetrical facade. Openings have plain stone surrounds, raised cills to windows. Central doorway with overlight and single-light window above. Other windows of 2 lights, left bay with sashes. Moulded gutter brackets. Right return: in gable of house a lunette with ledges to cill, above, and to sides. Interior: wide entrance hall (in No 1); later dog-leg stair with plain bars and ramped baluster; under it a door leading to original spiral stone stair (now removed) down to offices. In 1779 the Rochdale Canal Company agreed to provide a house for their manager, Thomas Walpole, as part of his contract, and this is the one which was built. Sowerby Bridge, Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Tourist Guide, p23.

Listing NGR: SE0647423748

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 339130

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Sowerby Bridge Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Tourist Guide, (1985), 23

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