From Weaver to Web: Online visual archive of Calderdale History
Welcome to the online visual archive of Calderdale history, giving access to over 23,000 images, accompanied by supporting historical information.
The Calderdale area includes the towns of Halifax, Brighouse, Elland, Hebden Bridge, Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden.
From Weaver to Web provides access to a wide range of material which may be particularly useful to local and family historians interested in this area.
You will find photographs and postcards, maps, trade directories and handbills, among many other types of historical sources.
This photograph was amongst those taken in 1937 by local photographer and antiquarian Hugh Percy Kendall, as part of a series capturing old halls and homesteads from across the Parish of Halifax.
The following is taken from Calderdale Council's Listed Buildings ;
House, early C18 stone encasing of earlier timber-framed house the posts of which survive inside, with early C19 alterations, with added barn dated 1897. Hammer dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 3 linear divisions. 1st is gabled flush with 2nd division; 6-light flat faced mullioned window with 4-light window over (retains 2 chamfered mullions), coped gable with kneelers and stack. At junction of 2nd division gabled porch with coping and kneelers with basket arched lintel with chamfered surround; inner doorway retains door with decorative strap hinges. 2nd division has 6-light chamfered mullioned window with 6-light flat faced mullioned window over to 1st floor. 3rd division breaks forward and has inserted doorway to left of 4-light flat faced mullioned window with one of 7 lights over to 1st floor. Under lower roofline, and slightly set back, is added late C19 barn with semi-circular arched cart entry with chamfered surround (possibly C18 and re-used) with Venetian window over the lintel inscribed "R E B U I L T, 1 8 9 7. J. S. T.". To either side mistal doorways; that to right has quoined lintel. Right hand return wall has arched and arrow slit ventilators with lunette to apex with dropped keystone.