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HALIFAX BUILDING SOCIETY

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: HALIFAX BUILDING SOCIETY

List entry Number: 1133301

Location

6, PIECE HALL YARD
HALIFAX BUILDING SOCIETY, 28, BANK STREET

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: 336102

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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 BANK STREET BD1 (east side)

No 28 SE 1633 SW 36/244 (Halifax Building Society)

II GV

2. Includes No 6 Piece Hall Yard. Probably by Andrews and Pepper. Circa 1870-80 office premises. Four-storeys ashlar gritstone with early Italian Renaissance details. Pilasters with foliate caps flank the ground floor and first or mezzanine floor with deep entablature across. Weathered sill courses. Frieze, drip mould and projecting eaves course with flanking paired console brackets. Dropped drip moulds on foliate stops to the 2 modernised ground floor windows flanking 3-centred arched doorway with carved spandrels. The first or mezzanine floor has windows of paired arched lights with dividing pilasters, foliate carved impost strings. The main emphasis is on the second floor which has 3 large archivolt arched window openings screened by slender 2 bay arcades with foliate capped dividing colonettes and circles linked above in the open tympani; undercut foliate in post string. Raised, 2 light, arcaded third floor windows with dividing pilasters. Bed mould to frieze running below moulded eaves cornice which is flanked by paired carved console brackets.

Listing NGR: SE1637433169

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National Grid Reference: SE 16374 33169

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