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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: 1134552



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: 19-Jul-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 339136

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SOWERBY BRIDGE BROCK WELL LANE SE 0422 and SE 0522 (south side, off) 15/14 Brockwell House and Brockwell Cottage - - II Mill owner's house now 2 dwellings. Dated 1766 but probably c1800. Coursed squared stone, stone slate roof. 2-storey, 3-bay main block with wing set back on left of 3 storeys with basement and 1 wide bay and with added bay to its rear. Main block: plinth, raised quoins, cill bands. Central 2-panel door, the upper panel glazed and with elaborate pattern of glazing bars, matching overlight, architrave with pulvinated frieze and cornice. Over door is raised plaque inscribed 'WM 1766' (William Moor). Above is sash with glazing bars. Outer bays have 2-storey bows with tripartite windows, curved sashes to ground floor, curved sashes with glazing bars above (central sashes 16-pane). All windows have plain stone surrounds. Dentilled moulded cornice. Corniced end stacks. Wing: quoins on left. Area in front of basement has railings with waved and spiked bars and urn-finialed standards. A tripartite window to each floor having sashes with glazing bars to ground and first floors and shorter with 9-pane unequally-hung sashes to basement and 2nd floor. Moulded cornice. End stack to left. Roof hipped on left. Rear: main block: blocked central doorway with tie-stone jambs; above it a C20 arched stair window; to right a large 16-pane sash in plain stone surround with similar opening above. On right, wing projects (Brockwell Cottage) and to its inner return has: quoins separating earlier and added bay; to earlier bay a wide 4-panel door in plain stone surround, a 2-storey transomed stair window above, and a stack to right end. Left return: quoins on left of original wing which has 3-light transomed window to ground floor, 3-light window above and 2-light window to 2nd floor. Right return: 3 ground-floor windows (left one formerly a door) set on niches with raised panels; keyed, arched, gable window. Interior: main block: front rooms have fireplaces with festoon and urn-decorated surrounds. Cantilevered dog-leg stair with slender turned balusters and ramped handrail. 2 roof trusses of queen posts with collars supporting king posts and other vertical and diagonal members (similar to those in the Wet Dock (c1775), Sowerby Bridge Canal Basin (qv)). Large scantling, uneven purlins probably reused. Wing: stone flagged wash kitchen with piers supporting round-arched arcades. Full-height C18 dog-leg, open-string, stair has plain and wavy balusters and turned, gun-barrel newels.

Listing NGR: SE0492222872

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National Grid Reference: SE 04922 22872


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