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Latitude: 53.7802 / 53°46'48"N
Longitude: -1.7864 / 1°47'10"W
OS Eastings: 414174
OS Northings: 431558
OS Grid: SE141315
Mapcode National: GBR JBQ.0G
Mapcode Global: WHC9G.J7KW
Entry Name: 670 and 670a, Great Horton Road
Listing Date: 4 September 1952
Last Amended: 9 August 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1133138
English Heritage Legacy ID: 336477
Location: Bradford, BD7
Electoral Ward/Division: Great Horton
Built-Up Area: Bradford
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Great Horton St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
5111 GREAT HORTON ROAD BD7
Nos 67O and 67OA
(formerly listed as No 67O)
SE 1431 NW 5O/58 4.9.52
Substantial hall built in 1746 and originally known as Brooksbank House, principal
residence of the Brooksbanks, one of the most important families of Horton Magna in
the C17 and early C18. The rectangular plan, roof type and symmetrical fenestration
indicate the new appreciation of classical proportions but despite the date, many
details still adhere to the traditional vernacular. Two-storeys, large sandstone
"bricks', plat band, corbel brackets to eaves of hipped stone slate roof, corniced
chimneys. Broad front with 4 large 6 light chamfered mullion and transom windows.
Original weather coped doorhead set below eaves. Later C18 eared architrave doorway
with pediment. Panel inscribed GB 1746 (Gilbert Brooksbank). Large cross mullioned
windows to east side flanking bays 3 light stair window. The rear has flanking
wings, the gables surmounted by corniced chimneys, parapets with moulded coping swept
up to them.
Listing NGR: SE1417431558
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