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THE YORKSHIRE SPORTS, TELEGRAPH AND ARGUS BUILDING

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE YORKSHIRE SPORTS, TELEGRAPH AND ARGUS BUILDING

List entry Number: 1133120

Location

THE YORKSHIRE SPORTS, TELEGRAPH AND ARGUS BUILDING, HALL INGS

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

County:

District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1963

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 336530

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5111 HALL INGS BD1

The Yorkshire Sports, Telegraph

and Argus Building SE 1632 46/134 14.6.63

II

2. The first Italian palazzo front in Bradford, a large home trade warehouse designed by Andrews and Delanney 1851-53 for the drapery firm of Milligan and Forbes (both partners served as mayors of Bradford). Five-storeys, ashlar sandstone elevation to Hall Ings with strong horizontal emphasis provided by the horizontal grooving of the ground floor and the moulded sill bands and balustraded stone balconies on the first floor. Dentil enriched, deep modillion bracket eaves cornice, Chamfered rusticated quoins. Pilaster framed groumd floor windows, flanking strips first floor, with console brackets supporting broken entablatures with enriched friezes, the cornices serving as broken forward sills to the second floor windows which have archivolt arches surmounted by triangular bracketed pediments; very elongated shallow consoles used as pilaster strips flanking square architrave surround top floor windows. The rear elevation has similar details but is of 4-storeys only and due to closer window spacing the decorative features are applied only to alternate windows. Important site adjacent to St George's Hall.



Listing NGR: SE1651632962

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National Grid Reference: SE 16516 32962

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