Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134549

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1966



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District: Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 06414 23749


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SOWERBY BRIDGE BOLTON BROW SE 0623-0723 (south side) 13/9 Wharf House 15.11.66 GV II Porter's lodge, now house. 1837. For the Rochdale Canal Company. Coursed stone, stone slate roof. T-shaped plan. 1 storey, 1 bay with 2-storey gabled cross-wing 2 bays deep on left breaking forward slightly and projecting to rear. West front: C20 door in chamfered surround formerly with window on right (removed and opening blocked). Wing has canted bay window with single chamfered light to each face, cornice, blocking course and coping; above this a chamfered 3-light mullioned window (mullions removed) and in gable an arrow-slit-type recess. Truncated stack to right end, external stack to left. Shaped kneelers, ashlar coping, gable finial to wing. Rear: rear bay of wing lower and narrower with chamfered window surround in gable; finial to gable of front bay of wing. Main range has 2-light window (mullion removed) with iron bars. Right return, wing: a chamfered doorway and window (mullion removed). The barred rear window dates from when the building was used as a Police Station and the room it lit was a cell. The building was let to the West Riding Constabulary 1863-94. Sowerby Bridge, Chamber of Trade and Commerce official Tourist Guide, p24.

Listing NGR: SE0641423749


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Legacy System number: 339131

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Books and journals
Sowerby Bridge Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Tourist Guide, (1985), 24

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