MIDLAND BANK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208878
Date first listed:
09-Aug-1983
Statutory Address:
MIDLAND BANK, 47, MARKET STREET BD1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
MIDLAND BANK, 47, MARKET STREET BD1

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

District:
Bradford (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 16434 33087

Details

1. 5111 MARKET STREET BD1 (east side)

No 47 SE 1633 SW 36/833 (Midland Bank)

II

2. Corner site with Bank Street. Circa 1900 neo Baroque but quite restrained detail. Four storey and mansard attic. Ashlar with horizontal grooving to ground floor, struck into window arches; grooved quoin pilasters to upper floors. Cornice over ground floor from which rises engaged Roman Ionic colonnade double columns to corners on both fronts, carried up to entablature with modillion bracket cornice over second floor. The colonnades articulate 4 windows to Market Street and 6 to Bank Street. The third floor attic storey is articulated by panelled pilasters, dentil secondary cornice broken forward over them and over window heads. Pedimented dormers in mansard roof. The corner has an inset bow, the second floor consisting of a set back drum, buttressed by 2 large scrolls, with dentil cornice below finialed lead dome. Round headed ground floor windows; architrave surrounds to first and second floor windows, gutter to sills; corner first floor window similar with addition of profile scrolls and the second floor window above has a cartouche crest set in frieze. Fluted architrave surround to corner entrance - pedimented doorway at end of Bank Street front. Good banking hall, the ceiling divided into large rectangular compartments: Greek key bands, guilloche soffits to beans and dentil strings. The ceiling is supported centrally by a range of giant Roman Doric columns. Important corner site.

Listing NGR: SE1643433087

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
336864
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 07 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/07469/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Bradley. Source Historic England Archive
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