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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.

Name: 68 AND 70, VICAR LANE BD1

List entry Number: 1133651



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


District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 337282

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Reasons for Designation

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1. 5111 VICAR LANE BD1 (north-east side) Nos 68 and 70 SE 1633 SE 37/1153


2. Part of the same warehouse block as No 66 qv. Built in 1866 to the designs of Eli Milnes. Corner site with Currer Street. Four-storey tall palazzo elevations of sandstone ashlar rising from deep blind basement with platband over. Bowed corner. The Currer Street front ascends hill on slight concave curve contrasting effectively with the corner. Facing Vicar Lane the basement has boldly vermicu- lated coursing whilst to Currer Street there are rock faced panels with deeply grooved coursing between. Horizontal grooving to ground floor of Vicar Lane front. Dentil cornice over ground floor, sill bands to upper floors, bracketed projecting eaves cornice. The corner is flanked by grooved pilaster strips, panelled at third floor level; cornices broken forward over. The entrance on corner is a tripartite group of archivolt arched pilastered niches flanking similar arched doorway with head keystone. Bowed door with fanlight. Large fielded panels below niches. The upper floor corner windows are tripartite, architrave surround with consoles to cornice on first floor, similar but without consoles on second floor and plain on third floor. The ground floor windows to Vicar Lane are round-healed with grooving struck into the arches. Large round arched waggonway. Plain close set window to upper floor. The sandstone "brick" elevation to Currer Street has archivolt arched ground floor windows linked by impost string. Plain windows above. Important corner site.

Listing NGR: SE1677533185

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National Grid Reference: SE 16775 33185


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