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© Mr David Cant

IoE Number: 339152
Location: SOWERBY WORSTED MANUFACTURING COMPANY LIMITED, CANAL ROAD (west off)
  HALIFAX, CALDERDALE, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr David Cant
Date Photographed: 05 January 2003
Date listed: 19 July 1988
Date of last amendment: 19 July 1988
Grade II

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SOWERBY BRIDGECANAL ROADSE 0623 - 0723(west side, off)13/29Sowerby Worsted

SOWERBY BRIDGE CANAL ROAD SE 0623 - 0723 (west side, off) 13/29 Sowerby Worsted Manufacturing Company Ltd - II Canal warehouse with stable, now commercial premises. Late C18. Brick in stretcher bond, coursed squared stone and rubble brought to course, rendered on all but north sides; stone slate roof. 4 storeys to south side, 3 to north (canal) side; 2 internal bays; stable 1 storey with loft, 1 bay. Gabled south front: openings have plain stone surrounds, the windows with flat-faced mullions. Ground floor: wide cart door to right; 2-light window on left. lst and 2nd floors: loading door flanked by 2-light windows. 3rd floor: loading door flanked by smaller single-light windows. Later hoist in apex. Stable set back on left has pent roof. Rear: as front, but with mullions removed. Right return: three 2nd-floor windows. Interior: stone flag floor to rear at canal level, otherwise thin floor boards. Slender iron columns of quatrefoil section on circular bases with pronounced entasis support large-scantling cross-beams. The Calder and Hebble Navigation was constructed 1759-64 (Sowerby Bridge Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Guide (c1985) p 22).

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