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WESLEY HOUSE

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: WESLEY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1133401

Location

WESLEY HOUSE, 9, BROWGATE

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

County:

District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Baildon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 337856

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE1539NW BAILDON BROWGATE (west side)

10/5 Nos9 (Wesley House) 15.12.75 11 and 13

GV II

Former Wesleyan Methodist preaching house now restaurant (No 9), attached to 2 cottages now workshop and office. No 9 and No 11 dated 1755, No 13 early C19. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Forms a U-shaped block with No 13 to left. This has 2 bays. Doorway with tie-stone jambs in 2nd bay. All windows have plain stone surrounds, 4-paned sashes to 1st floor, former shop window to ground floor. Stack to left gable. Set back No 11 has 3 bays. 1st bay has doorway with monolithic jambs, 3rd bay has segmental-arched doorway with voussoirs and skew-backs, bears date and initials " JB ". Set between bays is window with plain stone surrounds. Above, three 16-paned sashes. Stack to rear of this range. No 9 breaks forward, gable fronted. Quoins. Ground floor has side shop window and doorway with wooden surrounds of indeterminate date. 1st floor has tall semicircular- arched window with voussoirs and skew-backs. Coped gable with kneelers. Stack to rear of this range. Attached to left is small 1½ storeyed gabled outshut possibly containing staircase originally.

Interior: 3-bay roof with 2 king-post trusses with deep cambered tie-beans, single angle struts and stop-chamfered curved braces to the ridge.

John Wesley is said to have preached from the 1st-floor window on his last visit to Baildon on Saturday, July 22nd, 1786 (La Page,p83) J. La Page, The Story of Baildon, 1951.

Listing NGR: SE1546739638

Selected Sources

Books and journals
La Page, J, The Story of Baildon, (1951), 83

National Grid Reference: SE 15467 39638

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