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Great Horton Methodist Church, Bradford

Description: Great Horton Methodist Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336474

OS Grid Reference: SE1426131718
OS Grid Coordinates: 414261, 431718
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7816, -1.7850

Location: 24 Melrose Street, Bradford BD7 3ER

Locality: Bradford
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD7 3ER

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

Great Horton Methodist Church
SE 1431 NW 5O/537


A substantial church set well back from road. Built in 1814, renovated, and
evidently refronted, 1862. Fine quality sandstone ashlar with pompous temple
elevation. Tetrastyle giant Corinthian portico in antis; quoin pilasters to one
window flanking bays surmounted by ornate swagged handle urns above mutuled cornice
of deep entablature. Large bracketed pediment above portico, containing date
cartouche in scrolled surround with anthemion crest; crowning anthemion acroterion.
Flanking bays have segmental arched windows in eared architrave surrounds on ground
floor pilaster framed first floor windows with segmental pediments. Wall in antis
has archivolt arched windows, sill band and panelled aprons; 3 archivolt arched
doorways with console keystones. One bay quoin pilastered returns with similar
fenestration to end bays of front. The rest of side window archivolt arched. The
interior has been modernised.

Listing NGR: SE1425231670

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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