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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.


List entry Number: 1133133



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


District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 336467

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1. 5111 GREAT HORTON ROAD BD7 (north-west side)

Bradford College, Old Building SE 1532 45/532


2. Completed in 1882 to the design of T C Hope of Hope and Jardine. Nearly symmetrical facade of fine ashlar with Italian Renaissance and Baroque details. Two tall storeys on hillside site. Left hand part articulated by giant Corinthian pilasters and the right hand by engaged columns of the same order, on pedestals breaking forward from plinth. Modillion bracket cornice broken forward in line with orders and dies in parapet. Round arched colonetted paired light windows to first floor, those to left hand, as with pilasters, slightly different with carved tympanum. The entrance bay is emphasised by a break with doubled giant orders and the entablature surmounted by segmental pediment. Above this rises the tower with a square, colonetted window, base-broached, with urns on corners, to a polygonal, columned lantern crowned by a stone dome and cupola, On the east side a 3 bay return of similar design breaks forward. The tower is a prominent feature of the Bradford skyline.

Listing NGR: SE1578132818

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National Grid Reference: SE 15781 32818


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