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The Cartwright Memorial Hall (Art Gallery and Museum) in Lister Park, Bradford

Description: The Cartwright Memorial Hall (Art Gallery and Museum) in Lister Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 336736

OS Grid Reference: SE1513035120
OS Grid Coordinates: 415130, 435120
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8122, -1.7717

Location: 3 Selborne Mt, Bradford BD9 4NR

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

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Listing Text

Manningham BD9

The Cartwright Memorial Hall
(Art Gallery and Museum) in
Lister Park
SE 1535 22/132 14.6.63


1900-03, J W Simpson and M Allen competition winning design. Grand neo-Baroque
design of very fine quality ashlar masonry. Symmetrical composition with pilastered
wings and 2 storey centre feature of large semi-circular arched port cochère
surmounted by Venetian aedicule balcony and open pediment with broken entablature
supported by coupled, enriched, Roman Ionic engaged columns. Above rises a stepped
attic supporting an elaborately detailed cupola with statues at the corners of the
base. The interior is treated in a grand Baroque manner as well. Imperial staircase
to the upper floor, glazed barrel vaulted columned landing and top light galleries.
The design of Cartwright Hall bears some comparison with the Brussels Palais de

Listing NGR: SE1513035120

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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