Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1133997

Date first listed: 22-Jan-1991



Ordnance survey map of COUNCIL OFFICES
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District: Bradford (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Keighley

National Grid Reference: SE 06120 41276


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KEIGHLEY LAWKHOLME CRESCENT SE 0641 SW (North West Side) 27/312 Council Offices


Council Offices, former School Board Offices. 1893. Designed by James Lechingham of Bradford. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings and slate roof with terracotta ridge tiles, ashlar coved gables with a gable and 2 wall stacks. Quoins, chamfered plinths, moulded first floor band and eaves. 2 storey over a high basement. Curved corner site. 2, 2 light basement windows. Central 3 light cross casement in raised and moulded ashlar surround with either side single similar 2 light windows. To the left a doorway with overlight and hood mould and hood and beyond a similar 3 light window plus an oval window with ornate surround. To the right a tall 4-centred arched doorway with ashlar pilaster surround and carved frieze, above a double overlight with panel pilaster surround, a shell hood and flanking ball finials, and beyond a further 2 light cross casement. Above a 3 light oriel window, with round headed central light, and 4 part overlight in moulded ashlar pilaster surround supported on brackets, and topped by a carved frieze, with gabled pediment inscribed 'SCHOOL BOARD OFFICES' and flanking ball finials. Either side single 2 light cross casements in raised ashlar surrounds with bracket hoods, and to the left a pair of similar 2 light cross casements above to the right a truncated wall stack with scroll gabled base inscribed '1893'. To the right a truncated external stack with bracket corbel and a plain scrolled gable base, beyond a circular window with raised keystone surround and beyond a further similar 2 light cross casement. The whole topped by a square slate hung lantern with a pyramidal slate roof.

Listing NGR: SE0612041276


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Legacy System number: 338418

Legacy System: LBS

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