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18-51, Hanover Square, Bradford

Description: 18-51, Hanover Square

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 June 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 336532

OS Grid Reference: SE1574633770
OS Grid Coordinates: 415746, 433770
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8000, -1.7624

Location: Hanover Square, Bradford BD1 3BY

Locality: Bradford
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD1 3BY

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Listing Text


Nos 18 to 51 (consec)
SE 1533 34/155 16.6.75


The formal square is unusual for Bradford and so is the tapering plan with a closed
west end, the corner houses having concave elevations. The square was built and
laid out circa 1840. Two-storeys gritstone coursed in small blocks ashlar first
floor sill band. frieze, eaves cornice and stone slate shallow mansard roof with
attics. The centre and end houses on north and south sides break forward slightly
and have pediments above the cornice, containing attic windows. Centre house on
west end is similar. The north and south terraces have one window fronts: tripartite
arched lights with thin mullions on the first floor, 2 lights only on ground floor.
The west end houses including the concave fronts, have a round headed window above
the doorway and paired round headed light windows to ground and first floors.
Pilastered tripartite attic dormers with frieze and cornice capping. Panelled doors
with semi-circular radial glazed fanlights, shaped consoles to cornice-hoods above.

Listing NGR: SE1574633770

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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