Rishworth Lodge

19 Jul 2003
Rishworth Lodge, Pike End Road, Ripponden, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, HX6 4QT
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SE 01NW RIPPONDEN (former U.D.) (off) PIKE END ROAD, SE 025165 Rishworth

5/103 Rishworth Lodge _ _ II

Former shooting lodge for Lord Savile now forms restaurant and house, probably 3rd quarter of C19. Punched stone, ashlar dressings, slate roof. 2 storeys and attic gables. In fully developed Domestic Gothic style. South front of 3 bays.

1st two each hive coped gables with elaborate kneelers. 1st bay has doorway with shouldered lintel protected by shallow stone-roofed porch with trefoil on corbelled jambs. The return walls are carved with Savile monogram and coat of arms (the owl). Original door has elaborate wrought iron hinges. 1st floor has 2 cross-windows separated by a colonnette. Gable oversails and forms hoodmould to this window. 3 arched lights to gable. 2nd bay has 2-storey canted bay- window with cross-windows. Quatrefoil to apex. 3rd bay has large pair of cross- windows with elaborate hoodmould over. Left hand return wall has cross-windows to ground floor and 1st floor. Attached to rear is stair-outshut with pointed arched windows with trefoil heads progressively stepped. Many elaborate chimney stacks. Corbel table under eaves.

Interior: Entrance hall has fire-place of medieval style with canopy and corbels resting on engaged colonnettes with water leaf capitals. Elaborate moulded beams carried on carved corbels. Stairhall has window with coloured glass and dog-leg stair. To rear is original kitchen which retains louvered roof.

Listing NGR: SE0255716542


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1072 IOE Records taken by Norman Hurst; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Norman Hurst. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Hurst, Norman

Rights Holder: Hurst, Norman


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