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St Ives Mansion House, Harden

Description: St Ives Mansion House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 338044

OS Grid Reference: SE0930838915
OS Grid Coordinates: 409308, 438915
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8464, -1.8600

Location: Cross Gates Lane, Queensbury, Bradford BD16 1AT

Locality: Harden
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD16 1AT

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Listing Text


5/180 St. Ives Mansion
9.8.66 House,( formerly
listed as St. Ives )
Research Institute
and 6 flats))

Large house.
Mid-late C19. Dressed stone, blue-slate roofs. 2 storeys.
House of complex development: U-shaped with Doric porte-cochere set
in centre of wings to rear. Front of 11 bays of differing size.
Bays 1 and 2, 7 and 8 project. First 7 bays may be earliest house
with projecting 2-bay, 3-storey corner towers. Tall 12-pane sash
windows. 7th bay altered C19 when addition to right added which
has main feature of oriel to left of carved heraldic shield with
same inscription as that over door of Old Harden Grange (q.v.).
Lateral stack set above, several other stacks. Right-hand return has
4 bays of sash windows flanked by canted bay windows to each floor.
Other stacks.

Interior: Large entrance hall has fluted Ionic columns flanked by
pilasters leading to Imperial staircase in Jacobean style. Large
fireplace has fluted pilasters surmounted by paired Corinthian columns
with stone fireplace with richly-moulded surround. Some heraldic
stained glass showing the arms of the Ferrands quartered with various
families linked by marriage

Listing NGR: SE0930838915

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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