Description: 34, 34a and 36, Darley Street
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336367
OS Grid Reference: SE1624933326
OS Grid Coordinates: 416249, 433326
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7960, -1.7548
5111 DARLEY STREET BD1
Nos 34, 34A and 36
SE 1633 SW 36/453
Corner site with Duke Street. Originally a 2-storey house of 1827 built for the
Bradford Dispensary. Enlarged and heightened by one-storey in 1905 for the Literary
Society. Symmetrical sandstone "brick" front with ashlar dressings. Five windows.
First floor sill course and moulded cornice over are original to 1827 build. The
1905 top storey has frieze, cornice and balustraded parapet with pedimented shallow
centre break. Modern shop fronts flank tall round arched entrance with horizontal
grooved facing carried into reveals, contained by half round frame. Panelled door
and radial glazed fanlight. Architrave surrounds to windows on upper floors with
central tripartite window to 1905 floor. Cornices and sill courses returned to
long Duke Street elevation; mostly of 1905. Interior refurbished for Library, 1905.
Listing NGR: SE1624933326
Source: English Heritage
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