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Latitude: 53.7656 / 53°45'56"N
Longitude: -2.0146 / 2°0'52"W
OS Eastings: 399137
OS Northings: 429915
OS Grid: SD991299
Mapcode National: GBR GSCW.NW
Mapcode Global: WHB87.0MZ2
Entry Name: Purprice Farmhouse
Listing Date: 12 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227393
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425136
Location: Wadsworth, Calderdale, HX7
Civil Parish: Wadsworth
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Hebden Bridge St James
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SD 92NE WADSWORTH C.P. PURPRISE LANE
7/252 Purprice Farmhouse
House late C17, attached to rear of Lower Purprice (q.v.) with which it
originally formed a single dwelling. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof.
2 storeys. 3-room plan originally with rear baffle entry; one cell is
demolished but part of wall with 4-light double chamfered mullioned window
survives. 6-light window to left with lowered sill altered to 3 lights with new
mullions; 6-light window (lacks 2 mullions). 1st floor has 2 chamfered
mullioned windows of 4 lights each lacking 2 mullions. Quoins to left hand
return wall only which has coped gable with kneelers and stack. One other stack
to ridge. Rear has fine Tudor arched doorway with moulded surround and sunken
spandrels near to junction with Lower Purprice.
Interior: Door enters against heck screen formed by large dressed stones.
Division wall between 2 rooms formed by single-skin ashlar blocks which
splays out to carry double depth wall and spine beams.
Listing NGR: SD9913729915
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