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Description: 68, Little Horton Lane Bd5
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336759
OS Grid Reference: SE1594932385
OS Grid Coordinates: 415949, 432385
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7875, -1.7594
5111 LITTLE HORTON LANE BD5
SE 1532 45/747
Circa 1850 Jacobeathan villa (probably former rectory) a rarity in the Italianate
Bradford of the period. Two storey, dressed sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings.
Flanking gables and narrow centre. Weathered plinth, chamfered corners to ground
floor, ashlar quoins. Saddlestones and kneelers to gables crowned with openwork
finials; plaques with evangelistic symbols at attic level. Steep slate roof, chimneys
capped with miniature crenellation. Mullioned-transomed, 4-centred head lights to
windows - those on ground floor with dropped drip moulds on diamond stops returned
as string course to buttressed porch. The string is carried up as drip mould over
doorway, double chamfer reveal and delicately undercut carving to spandrels of
4-centred arch. Studded chamfered muntin door. To rear is gabled hall, a circa 1870-80
addition with plate tracery windows.
Listing NGR: SE1594932385
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Source: English Heritage
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