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Purlwell Infant School

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7073 / 53°42'26"N

Longitude: -1.6401 / 1°38'24"W

OS Eastings: 423856

OS Northings: 423488

OS Grid: SE238234

Mapcode National: GBR JTZK.QS

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.S26R

Entry Name: Purlwell Infant School

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340947

Location: Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Batley East

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Purlwell St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


4/42 Purlwell Infant School


Former board school now day school. Circa 1870. Probably by Walter
Hanstock. Pitch faced stone with ashlar dressings. Very steeply
pitched slate roof with chamfered gable copings. Single storey.
Gabled cross wing to each end. Central gabled portion breaks forward
and has 3 lancet lights, and adjoining square tower with louvred bell
chamber. Further to right is similar gable with adjoining square
tower with slender pyramidal roof. Two small gables over cross
windows with oculus under relieving arch. Entrance porches to left
and right are also gabled, and have inscriptions: BOYS & INFANTS.
Central porch has inscription GIRLS. Projecting wings to rear of
deeper coursed stone. Some modern additions.

Listing NGR: SE2385623488

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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