Description: Young Men's Christian Association (Ymca)
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336761
OS Grid Reference: SE1595932318
OS Grid Coordinates: 415959, 432318
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7869, -1.7592
5111 LITTLE HORTON LANE BD5
Young Men's Christian Association
SE 1532 45/749 (YMCA)
Circa 1860-70 large Italianate former chapel with minister's house to rear.
Free standing with side elevation to Trinity Road. Two tall storeys on plinth.
Large scale detailing. Broad, pedimented, ashlar, 5 bay front with quoin pilasters.
Large modillion brackets to cornice and pediment. Moulded first floor sill course.
Archivolt arched windows on imposts with shell corbels, the centre 3 grouped with
broad dividing pilasters. Three round headed doorways corresponding on ground floor,
bold console keys to archivolt arches springing from deep entablature which is
returned into concave panelled reveals; rinceaux in soffits. Broad flight of steps,
balustraded with urn finialed terminal pedestals. Plain west front with tall round
headed windows recessed for one order, impost band and plat band. The east front to
Trinity Road ashlar faced but with similar fenestration, quoin pilasters. The
minister's house adjoins with plinth, moulded sill course and eaves cornice. Seven bay
symmetrical elevation. Round headed glazing bar sash windows. Panelled door with
semi-circular fanlight. Important corner site.
Listing NGR: SE1595932318
Source: English Heritage
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