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Paper Hall, Bradford

Description: Paper Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 336107

OS Grid Reference: SE1691333425
OS Grid Coordinates: 416913, 433425
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7969, -1.7447

Location: A650, Bradford BD1 4EQ

Locality: Bradford
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD1 4EQ

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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 a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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