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Description: Main Blocks Forming Great Horton First School and Middle School, and Master's House to North.
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336340
OS Grid Reference: SE1448131654
OS Grid Coordinates: 414481, 431654
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7810, -1.7817
5111 CROSS LANE
Main blocks forming Great Horton
First School and Middle School,
and Master's House to north
SE 1431 NW 50/431
SE 1431 NE 51/431
Dated 1886. Architects: Morley and Woodhouse. Good example of Bradford School
Board competition design. Two large single-storey blocks and master's house to
right hand. Sandstone "bricks" with ashlar dressings. The design has elements of
the Queen Anne revival. The fronts of the 2 blocks have projecting wings with
large mullioned transomed windows flanking recessed centre containing 2 large
Venetian windows with pedimented gables crowned by ball finials, scrolled supports to
gable. Behind centre rises body of main hall with tall swept supports to pedimented
gable overall. The south-west block is similar but with one Venetian only to centre.
The adjacent master's house is a compact building of 2-storeys sandstone "brick",
ashlar groove pilasters surmounted by ball finials. Hipped slate roof. Mullioned
transomed windows, in rectangular bays on ground floor.
Listing NGR: SE1448131654
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Source: English Heritage
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