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PENNINE 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: PENNINE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1133621

Location

1A, CURRER STREET
41, 43 AND 45, WELL STREET BD1
PENNINE HOUSE, 39, WELL STREET BD1

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: 337303

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5111 WELL STREET BD1

No 39 (Pennine House) and Nos 41, 43 and 45 SE 1633 SE 37/1161

II GV

2. Includes No lA Currer Street. 1864 circa 1868, two large blocks of wool warehouses between Church Bank and Currer Street. Eli Milnes, architect. Sandstone "brick" with fine quality ashlar dressings. Palazzo details, rather more ornate with incised ornament on Nos 39 to 43. Five tall storeys and semi-basement. Canted corner with Church Bank. Battered, deeply rusticated piers to basement with platband over. Bracketed cornices to ground and second floors, sill courses, frieze bed mould with consoles rising to modillion brackets of deep eaves cornice. Pilastered archivolt arched ground floor windows. First floor windows have linked cambered cornices. On second floor the windows have panelled lunette heads. Segmental arches to upper floors. The canted corner has incised pilasters flanking each floor. Pedimented gable over attic raised above cornice and containing vertical oeuil de boeuf. Roman Ionic granite columned doorway with 2 light rectangular bay window surmounted by segmental pediment, projecting above. Paired windows to upper floors with addition of segmental pediment on third floor. Similar detailing to Church Bank elevation climbing hill and angled back with curve of road. Large warehouse portal is adjacent to that of No 45. The staircase lies behind the canted corner and rises in an octagonal well with ornate cast iron banisters. Elaborately moulded soffit to steps and boldly modelled plaster panels on walls. The main double doors are not hung but slide in grooves. No 45 has very similar elevations but is plainer, without incised ornament. Monumental doorway with banded pilasters and massive consoles, hung with garlands, to entablature with balcony over. The return to Currer Street has a 3 bay centre break with a pedimented gable bracketed in the same manner as the eaves cornice.

Listing NGR: SE1670033161

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National Grid Reference: SE 16700 33161

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