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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.

Name: 52 AND 54, TOWN GATE

List entry Number: 1319946



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: 15-Nov-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 339410

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SOWERBY BRIDGE TOWN GATE SE 0223 & SE 0323 (north side), Sowerby 11/278 Nos 52 and 54, Castle Hill 15.11.66 GV II*

House, now 2 dwellings. Dated "INEN 1662". Coursed squared stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays with wing to rear left. Chamfered plinth, double- chamfered mullion windows. C20 half-glazed door to right of centre in original doorway with cyma-moulded surround and ogee-shaped head with date panel on lin- tel. To left a board door in plain stone surround with block above lintel having inverted shield with chevrons. Restored 5-light window to bay one and 6-light window to bay 2 (partly restored), both with transoms. Continuous dripmould with lozenge stop to left and heart stop to right. lst floor: each bay has a 3-over-5-light window with decorative-stopped hoodmould. End stacks. Rear: main range: C20 door in plain stone surround to left of 3-light window on each floor. Pent porch in angle with wing has 2-light flat-faced mullion window and small light above. Wing has quoins, kneelers, ashlar coping, end stack and, in left return, a 5-light ground-floor window and 2-light window above. Left return: cross-window under dripmould on left with 2-light window above. Left return: in gable of main range a rafter and the ends of the purlins are inside. Wing has a 5-light window to each floor, the lower one with round-headed lights. Interior: No 54, on left: front room has a large segmental-arched fireplace with stepped arris and skewbacks, and 2 stop-chamfered spine-beams; rear room has a large, quoined, segmental-arched fireplace with skewbacks, stop-chamfered spine-beams, joists, wall plate in right wall; on lst floor a king-post truss between bays and2 with mortices in soffit of the beam for studs from former partition wall; another truss between main range and wing, probably with king-post, with part of an angle strut visible. No 52: triangular-headed fireplace with voussoirs, step- ped surround and chamfered cornice.

Listing NGR: SE0399423283

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National Grid Reference: SE 03994 23283


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