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Heaton Mount Management Training Centre, University of Bradford, Bradford

Description: Heaton Mount Management Training Centre, University of Bradford

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336410

OS Grid Reference: SE1483435682
OS Grid Coordinates: 414834, 435682
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8172, -1.7762

Locality: Bradford
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD9 4QN

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Listing Text

Heaton BD9

Heaton Mount

(Part of the Management Training Centre,

University of Bradford)
SE 1435 22/488


Designed by a local architect, J T Fairbank for Robert Kell in 1864 and purchased in
1889 by the Ambler family, owners of the Midland Mills. A substantial and self
important villa residence with lavish Italianate-Baroque detailing. Finely wrought
ashlar masonry. Half H plan on 2-storeys with narrow recessed entrance bay. The
wings have full height slightly canted bays with rounded corners. Plinth; full
entablature across ground floor and returned to sides; chamfered rusticated quoins
to wings; bed mould to frieze and modillion bracket cornice with balustraded
parapet, the dies surmounted by carved irons, particularly ornate over comers of
wings. Arcaded windows with slender Corinthian pilasters. Projecting from the
centre is a Corinthian columned and pilastered porch at the head of a broad flight
of steps. Ground floor entablature returned over porch with elaborately carved and
crested parapet flanked by carver irons. Similar coupled windows to return elevations
with pierced balconies. The south-east front commands a terrace overlooking spacious
hillside grounds. Interior considerably altered, but retains staircase with ornately
turned banisters.

Listing NGR: SE1483435682

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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