CORNER BLOCK OF THE MIDLAND HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1133247

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1983

Statutory Address: CORNER BLOCK OF THE MIDLAND HOTEL, CHEAPSIDE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CORNER BLOCK OF THE MIDLAND HOTEL, CHEAPSIDE

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

District: Bradford (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 16447 33257

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 336259

Legacy System: LBS

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