Sowood House, Calderdale
Description: Sowood House
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 338816
OS Grid Reference: SE1237226578
OS Grid Coordinates: 412372, 426578
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7355, -1.8139
Location: Coley Road, Halifax, Calderdale HX3 7SB
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BRIGHOUSE COLEY ROAD
SE 12 NW (east side)
1/68 Sowood House
(formerly listed as
Sowood House Farmhouse under
House. Mid C17. Thin coursed hammer-dressed stone, partly rendered, stone
slate roof. 4 plan, 2 storeys. Hall and cross-wings with through passage.
4-bay front with doorway with segmental arch and composite jambs. All are
double chamfered mullioned windows except 1st bay where they have been altered.
The remainder are of 5 lights to ground floor and of 6, 2, 3 and 5 above, each
of those in the last bay having lost the outer mullions, but retaining hoodmoulds.
Coped gables with kneelers and rainwater spouts. Rear retains original 5-light
windows to both floors of left hand wing and similar doorway to through passage.
One lateral stack to right hand wing and one other stack to ridge on line of
through passage wall and one to gable of main range.
Listing NGR: SE1237226578
Source: English Heritage
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