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29, Manor Row Bd1, Bradford

Description: 29, Manor Row Bd1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336843

OS Grid Reference: SE1619933460
OS Grid Coordinates: 416199, 433460
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7972, -1.7555

Location: 29 Manor Row, Bradford BD12 0DA

Locality: Bradford
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD12 0DA

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Listing Text

(west side)

No 29
SE 1633 SW 36/820


Part of County Court and built forward to road line. Dated 1899 this was the
former Customs and Excise and Stamp Office. A highly finished small scale Mannerist
design combining Renaissance and Flemish details in finely masoned sandstone ashlar.
Two storeys and attic, 5 bay front, the flanking bays broader, with quoin pilasters
and gables crowned by segmental pedimented aedicules. Plinth, horizontal rustication
to ground floor with cornice over, sill course and dentilled eaves cornice. Parapet
with 3 tall segmental pedimented dormers. Dies surmounted by urns flanking base of
gables. The first floor windows of wings are given a blind Venetian surround, those
on ground floor are fully tripartite with pediments over centre lights. The
3 central first floor windows are framed by panelled pilasters with dentilled cornices
over. The central entrance is flanked by mullioned-transomed windows in architrave
surrounds. The round headed doorway has a richly carved surround with similar
carving to spandrels; flanking fluted, Doric columns on pedestals support segmental
pediment with Royal Arms.

Listing NGR: SE1619933460

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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