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The Victoria Hotel, Bradford

Description: The Victoria Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336172

OS Grid Reference: SE1655232890
OS Grid Coordinates: 416552, 432890
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7921, -1.7502

Location: 2 Bridge Street, Bradford BD1 5SH

Locality: Bradford
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD1 5SH

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Listing Text


The Victoria Hotel
SE 1632 46/304


1867 by Lockwood and Mawson. A large sandstone "brick" hotel, the main front facing
north. Italian Romanesque detailing to the fenestration but with French pavilion,
slightly domed roof, over the short flanking wings. The design indebted to the
Grosvenor Hotel at Victoria, London, for the massing and roof line. Arcaded ground
floor windows; colonetted lights on first floor with archivolt heads; pierced stone
tympanum on second floor; plain similar windows on third floor. The ground floors
of the short wings have large canted bay windows with polished granite shafted
Corinthian columns to front; pierced stone parapets. The main entrance has coupled
similar columns, deeply moulded arch to fanlight and pierced balustrade above. The
steeply pitched slate roofs use firm carved bracketed eaves cornice. Oeuil-de-
boeuf French C17 style stone framed dormers.

Listing NGR: SE1655232890

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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