1) The regional spelling of ‘parpen’, a stone with two smooth, vertical faces which passes through the thickness of a wall. A parpoint wall was a partition.
1657 shall raise a parpointe wall of a yard high for battlements, Barden Tower
1739 parpoint wall ... at 6s a rood, Lofthouse
1812 Paid James Pickles for Parpoints 6s 6d, Meltham
1830 12 yd of Parpoints from Dean, South Crosland.