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IoE Number: 403731
Photographer: Mr Norman Hurst
Date Photographed: 11 April 2005
Date listed: 22 February 1984
Date of last amendment: 22 February 1984
Grade II

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SD 92SETODMORDEN (former M.B.)HORSEWOODSD 9522297/180Lower Horse Wood

SD 92SE TODMORDEN (former M.B.) HORSEWOOD SD 952229 7/180 Lower Horse Wood II S House, dated and initialled A E. Large dressed stone to front, watershot 1689 to rear, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 2-cell house. Weathered plinth, quoins, continuous string course which is interrupted to south front by decorative label stops over each window. South front has double chamfered mullioned windows to ground floor and chamfered mullioned to 1st floor. Reads: 2-light fire-window; 7-light housebody window with king mullion (3 + 4) lacking one mullion; 4-light window to parlour lacks one mullion. 1st floor has three 3-light windows. That to parlour chamber retains mullions others are removed. Coped gables with kneelers. No stacks. Left hand return wall has gable entry doorway with depressed Tudor lintel; sunken spandrels, composite jambs and stop chamfered surround. This is protected by contemporary gabled open porch of 16 storeys, which has plinth, doorway with straight lintel formed of joggled stones with cyma moulded surround. Above the door the stonework jetties out in a timber- framed fashion (similar to porches on houses in Lancashire at Barrowford) set within cyma moulded recess is decorative inscribed tablet. The decoration of roundels is of similar character to the right most label stop. Coped gable with kneelers of identical character to those on house. On the right hand jamb is scratched the dated 1757. Rear has chamfered mullioned windows with almost square surrounds of early C19 character. 2 bays of 5-light windows to each floor. Interior: Housebody retains large bressumer. Parlour has reeded spine beams.

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