Former Yorkshire United Independent College


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Statutory Address:
Former Yorkshire United Independent College, Emm Lane, Bradford, BD9 4JL


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Statutory Address:
Former Yorkshire United Independent College, Emm Lane, Bradford, BD9 4JL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Bradford (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 14811 35591


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/08/2019

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Heaton BD9 EMM LANE Former Yorkshire United Independent College

(Formerly listed as Management Training Centre, University of Bradford)

II Built 1874-1877 for the Congregationalist Airedale College which became the Yorkshire United Independent College in 1888, and from 1963 until 2019, part of Bradford University.

These college buildings, approached by a drive and carriage sweep from Emm Lane, were designed by Lockwood and Mawson. C13 geometrical tracery Gothic sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings. Slightly asymmetrical multi-gabled composition with chapel wing to east and central projecting gabled bay with flanking pinnacled turrets, tripartite arcaded porch and large shafted oriel window above the main windows, at first floor level on the wings, rise into the gables. Master's residence to north end with two storey oriel bay front and set back tower with steep pavilion roof, iron cresting. Steep slate roofs throughout, grouped octagonal shaft chimneys, pointed lead capped ventilators, crocketed finials to gables.

Listing NGR: SE1481135591


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 12 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12902/28
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