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11-21, Bradford

Description: 11-21

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 12 April 1979
Date Delisted: 16 September 1997
English Heritage Building ID: 336147

OS Grid Reference: SE1662533329
OS Grid Coordinates: 416625, 433329
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7960, -1.7491

Location: Bradford City Centre, Bolton Road (N-bound) BD1 1AA

Locality: Bradford
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD1 1AA

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Listing Text

The following building was de-listed on 16th September 1997.

(west side)

Nos 11 to 21 (odd)
SE 1633 SE 37/184 12.4.79


Large imposing block built originally as warehousing and offices, on wedge shaped
site with splayed corner to Forster Square and short return to Commercial Street.
Architects: Milnes and France, 1876. Six-storeys ashlar sadnstone with weighty
emphasis to the basement, ground and mezzanine or raised ground floor; deep V grooved
horizontal rustication with horizontal tooled fluting to the basement courses and
to alternate courses on raised ground floor separated by plat band; frieze and
projecting cornice over, raised in very shallow pedimental feature above the paired
centred doorways and single and one. Giant, plain ashlar pilastrade to first and
second floors, coupled over doorways. Bold modillion bracket cornice over the
second floor. Sixth floor has sill band and bed mould to frieze with dentil bed
mould to bracket eaves cornice, 17 windows, paired in bay nearest to corner. Plain
cast iron grilles to basement. Cornices over first floor windows. Tall doorways
with guttae consoles supporting pedimental features in cornice; entablatures with
patterae and triglyphs. The splayed corner has a doorway in carved leaf surround
flanked by banded pilasters. Balustraded balconette above, in front of strip
framed window with Doric consoles and broken entablature, floral swag and drops in
frieze. The giant pilastrade is continued on to the adjacent warehouse block
giving a strong perspective effect to the whole of this impressive range.

Listing NGR: SE1662533329

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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