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670 and 670a, Great Horton Road, Bradford

Description: 670 and 670a, Great Horton Road

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 336477

OS Grid Reference: SE1417431558
OS Grid Coordinates: 414174, 431558
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7802, -1.7864

Location: 3 Bartle Fold, Bradford BD7 4AA

Locality: Bradford
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD7 4AA

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

Nos 67O and 67OA

(formerly listed as No 67O)
SE 1431 NW 5O/58 4.9.52


Substantial hall built in 1746 and originally known as Brooksbank House, principal
residence of the Brooksbanks, one of the most important families of Horton Magna in
the C17 and early C18. The rectangular plan, roof type and symmetrical fenestration
indicate the new appreciation of classical proportions but despite the date, many
details still adhere to the traditional vernacular. Two-storeys, large sandstone
"bricks', plat band, corbel brackets to eaves of hipped stone slate roof, corniced
chimneys. Broad front with 4 large 6 light chamfered mullion and transom windows.
Original weather coped doorhead set below eaves. Later C18 eared architrave doorway
with pediment. Panel inscribed GB 1746 (Gilbert Brooksbank). Large cross mullioned
windows to east side flanking bays 3 light stair window. The rear has flanking
wings, the gables surmounted by corniced chimneys, parapets with moulded coping swept
up to them.

Listing NGR: SE1417431558

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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