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Latitude: 53.7656 / 53°45'56"N
Longitude: -2.0145 / 2°0'52"W
OS Eastings: 399144
OS Northings: 429914
OS Grid: SD991299
Mapcode National: GBR GSCW.NW
Mapcode Global: WHB87.1M03
Plus Code: 9C5VQX8P+66
Entry Name: Lower Purprice
Listing Date: 1 November 1966
Last Amended: 12 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265382
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425135
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
7/251 Lower Purprice (formerly
listed as Purprice)
House, 2nd half C17. Large dressed stone, stone slate roof. Copings with
kneelers and diamond shaped finials to gables and porch. 2 storeys. 2 cells.
All are double chamfered mullioned windows with hoodmoulds with straight returns
to ground floor and chamfered mullioned to 1st floor. Fine porch has basket-
arched doorway with chamfered surround and 2-light window to apex of gable.
Inner door has straight lintel and chamfered surround. 6-light window, 4-light
window over; 5-light window. Left hand return wall has 5-light window (lacking
a mullion) and 2-light chamfered mullioned window. Rainwater spout in former
valley to rear wing now demolished. Right hand return wall has 4-light window
(blocked) and 3-light window with arched lights, sunken spandrels and cavetto
Interior: Segmental arched fireplace with cyma moulded surround and shelf.
Stop chamfered spine beams. Doorway in south wall to demolished wing has
straight lintel and chamfered surround. C.F. Stell, p.153, 154, 290.
Listing NGR: SD9914429914
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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