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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: 1133469



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


District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Ilkley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-May-1976

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 337715

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1. 5111 WELLS ROAD Ilkley LS29 9RP ------------- Wells House (Ilkley College) SE 1147 1/65 II 2. Originally a very large hydropathic establishment, now part of a college of education. Circa 1860, by Cuthbert Brodrick. 3 storeys. Ashlar. Symmetrical rectangular design. Main front to north: 9 sash windows (of different sizes of pane on different floors), 2 end bays projecting and having attic storey above. Ground floor segmental heads; shouldered panels below (central doorway in coved reveal). 1st storey: round-headed with blocked, vermiculated surrounds and carved floral motif in panels below. 2nd storey: grooved pilaster strips, semi-circular decorative pendants. Attics: 3 round-headed windows flanked by composite pilasters and separated by composite columns supporting bracketed cornice. Further pilasters at outer corners with fielded panels between. Ground storey is rusticated with double string course above. Similar, smaller one over 1st storey. Moulded frieze with paired brackets, over 2nd storey, supporting big cornice and pierced balustrade. North side has central bay of 3 windows on all storeys and attics in place of balustrade.

Listing NGR: SE1151647110

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National Grid Reference: SE 11516 47110


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