Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1133017

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1983

Statutory Address: 54, LITTLE HORTON LANE BD5


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Statutory Address: 54, LITTLE HORTON LANE BD5

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

District: Bradford (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Trident

National Grid Reference: SE 15989 32553


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1. 5111 LITTLE HORTON LANE BD5 (west side)

No 54 SE 1532 45/741 SE 1632 46/741


2. Circa 1850-60 a sophisticated asymmetrical villa design. Two storeys, finely dressed sandstone "brick" with left hand break to 3 bay front, raised on low terrace. Hipped stone slate roof with flat eaves on elongated modillion brackets; corniced chimneys. Plinth and first floor plat band. The recessed part has 2 broad first floor windows, sashes with horizontal glazing bars in shallow reveals; tripartite ground floor window with risers to sill. The break has 3 narrow first floor windows and plain canted bay on ground floor. Recessed entrance next to break with panelled door. Adjoining the break on the south side is a large single storey wing, probably built as a ballroom. The front projects slightly from the house and its centre is opened up with a large Venetian window, the arch breaking up into the deep entablature running below the full width bracketed pediment. Behind this front is a spacious lofty room with ribbed and compartmented barrel vaulted ceiling, decorated with husk and rinceaux garlands. On the south side the vault is cut into by 2 round headed windows with concentric glazing pattern. The ribs of the vault spring from a deeply moulded cornice, supported at intervals by large consoles, carried round all 4 walls. The west wall has additional feature of bold pilaster swags and ribbons whilst on the north wall is a heavy carved wood chimney piece with mirror over-mantel and scrolled open pediment. The low terrace around the house and ballroom, has a cast iron interlinked circle railing articulated by cornice capped stone dies.

Listing NGR: SE1598932553


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Legacy System number: 336753

Legacy System: LBS

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