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Lower Purprice

A Grade II Listed Building in Wadsworth, Calderdale

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425135

Location: Wadsworth, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

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

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Listing Text

SD 991299

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
moulded mullions.
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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