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Paper Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in City, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7969 / 53°47'48"N

Longitude: -1.7447 / 1°44'40"W

OS Eastings: 416913

OS Northings: 433425

OS Grid: SE169334

Mapcode National: GBR JLJ.WH

Mapcode Global: WHC99.5TGM

Entry Name: Paper Hall

Listing Date: 4 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336107

Location: Bradford, BD1

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cathedral Church of St Peter Bradford

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


Paper Hall
SE 1633 SE 37/34 4.9.52


Built by William Rookes in 1643. Coursed sandstone rubble U plan substantial house.
Two-storeys and attic, recessed centre with 3-storey gabled wings. The left wing
has large mullioned and transomed windows with West Riding gable window of 4 lower
lights and 2 upper. Moulded doorway with 4 centred arch in squared head, ornamental
spandrels, lintel inscribed 1643. The right hand wing remodelled later in the C17
with 3 lofty single mullion and transom windows. A continuous drip mould rises above
the lower windows to four triangular pediments. Gable windows as in other wing.
Other fronts have various mullioned windows. The interior largely altered but there
are arched stone fireplaces to the centre block on ground and first floor and roof
trusses to the centre block and east wing. These have ties, yokes supporting short
king posts, a ridge and side purlins.

Listing NGR: SE1691333425

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

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