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Clifton House, Bradford

Description: Clifton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336308

OS Grid Reference: SE1569134408
OS Grid Coordinates: 415691, 434408
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8057, -1.7632

Location: Chittagong Row, Bradford BD8 7BY

Locality: Bradford
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD8 7BY

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Listing Text

(south side)

No 2

(Clifton House)
SE 1534 SE 32/402


A more substantial villa than the others, circa 1855-60. Two-storeys, ashlar sand-
stone with chamfered quoins to breaks in elevation flanking centre. Plinth, sill
band, modillion brackets on bed mould to moulded eaves cornice; hipped slate roof;
tall corniced chimneys. Three windows on first floor in architrave surrounds
containing plain narrow aprons. Pilastered canted bay window on ground floor.
The centre has porch screen of 2 pairs of Doric columns, entablature with consoles,
above each column, rising to cornice; above is a linked circle pattern balustrade
with anthemion capped dies. Five window east return front has later link to
detached billiard room with tripartite window, the divides capped by consoles to
cornice - grooved quoin pilasters rising to bracketed eaves cornice. The west
front is also of 5 windows with bracketed ashlar balconette bases to first floor
and on ground floor the architrave surrounds carried down to include riser panels.
Part of a cul-de-sac of villas in well wooded gardens.

Listing NGR: SE1569134408

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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