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CORNER BLOCK OF THE MIDLAND HOTEL

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: CORNER BLOCK OF THE MIDLAND HOTEL

List entry Number: 1133247

Location

CORNER BLOCK OF THE MIDLAND HOTEL, CHEAPSIDE

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: 09-Aug-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 336259

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5111 CHEAPSIDE BD1

Corner Block of The Midland Hotel SE 1633 SW 36/367

II

2. 1878, a Midland Railway Company terminus hotel of some pretention by the Company's architect. The main corner block, with station yard, is a prominent building of considerable townscape value. Built of polished sandstone ashlar with grooved ground floor, the facades rise through 4 tall storeys and steeply mansarded attic with a 5-storey octagonal corner tower to the former station forecourt end. French inspired design with some Beaux Arts classical detail. The corner with Cheapside takes the form of a lofty canted bay with gables, whilst the main entrance is in a mansard roof canted bay projection. Coupled windows with rinceaux carved panels above heads. French scrolled iron balcony on fluted stone brackets carried round at first floor level to octagonal tower. Balconettes of similar design to upper floor windows. Sill bands and moulded eaves cornice. The tower has dome, originally copper but now felted. At the base of tower is Pompeian Doric column doorway with lunette above entablature in ornately carved surround with female head keystone. Modernised main entrance to Cheapside.

Listing NGR: SE1644733257

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National Grid Reference: SE 16447 33257

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