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Main Block and Wing to Harold Laycock Mills Fronting Summerville Road, Bradford

Description: Main Block and Wing to Harold Laycock Mills Fronting Summerville Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336721

OS Grid Reference: SE1495832829
OS Grid Coordinates: 414958, 432829
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7916, -1.7744

Location: Legrams Lane, Bradford BD7 2AA

Locality: Bradford
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD7 2AA

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Listing Text


Main block and wing to Harold
Laycock Mills fronting
Summerville Road
SE 1432 44/719
SE 1532 45/719


1873. Built as Legrams Mill for George Hodgson, a loom manufacturer. Architects
Lockwood and Mawson. Imposing 4½ storey spinning mill with 26 bay elevation to
Legrams Lane. Italianate detail relating to the partnership's work at Saltaire.
Sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings. Stone slate roof. Full bands to each
floor and bracketed prominent eaves cornice. Arcaded archivolt arched ground floor
windows. The long front is flanked by projecting staircase towers with paired round
arched lights to each floor, belvedere stage rising above eaves cornice level
surmounted by pyramid, deep eaved, roofs. Similar fenestration to return elevation
facing Summerville Road. Campanile chimney disastrously truncated.

Listing NGR: SE1495832829

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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