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Latitude: 53.791 / 53°47'27"N
Longitude: -1.7616 / 1°45'41"W
OS Eastings: 415801
OS Northings: 432768
OS Grid: SE158327
Mapcode National: GBR JHL.8L
Mapcode Global: WHC98.XZ94
Entry Name: Bradford College Grove Building
Listing Date: 9 August 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1133143
English Heritage Legacy ID: 336493
Location: Bradford, BD7
Electoral Ward/Division: City
Built-Up Area: Bradford
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Horton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
5111 GREAT HORTON ROAD BD7
Bradford College, Grove Building
SE 1532 45/551
Formerly the Mannville New Connection chapel built in 1877 to the designs of Hill and
Swann, a Leeds practice. Large sandstone ashlar chapel with elaborate Italianate-
debased neo classical detail. Two-storey 5 bay front raised in semi-basement due to
sloping site. Rusticated and panelled quoin pilasters, coupled and single plain
pilasters articulating 3 central bays on first floor. Panelled frieze and heavy
dentilled cornice. Above centre and supported by large inverted consoles set against
parapet is an open pedimented gable with antifixae and anthemion crowning. Flanking
bays have balustraded parapet with vase capping to terminal dies. Portico entrance
of 6 Composite columns, outer ones as pairs, carrying dentil entablature, set at
head of broad flight of steps. Round headed windows pilaster framed on first floor.
Linked to east is a later, circa 19OO, wing with hip domed tower and segmental
pedimented oculi dormers of Beaux Arts derivation. Prominent site balancing the
Technical College opposite.
Listing NGR: SE1580132768
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