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Latitude: 53.7954 / 53°47'43"N
Longitude: -1.7518 / 1°45'6"W
OS Eastings: 416447
OS Northings: 433257
OS Grid: SE164332
Mapcode National: GBR JKK.C0
Mapcode Global: WHC99.2V2S
Entry Name: Corner Block of the Midland Hotel
Listing Date: 9 August 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1133247
English Heritage Legacy ID: 336259
Location: Bradford, BD1
Electoral Ward/Division: City
Built-Up Area: Bradford
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Cathedral Church of St Peter Bradford
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
5111 CHEAPSIDE BD1
Corner Block of The Midland Hotel
SE 1633 SW 36/367
1878, a Midland Railway Company terminus hotel of some pretention by the Company's
architect. The main corner block, with station yard, is a prominent building of
considerable townscape value. Built of polished sandstone ashlar with grooved
ground floor, the facades rise through 4 tall storeys and steeply mansarded attic
with a 5-storey octagonal corner tower to the former station forecourt end. French
inspired design with some Beaux Arts classical detail. The corner with Cheapside
takes the form of a lofty canted bay with gables, whilst the main entrance is in
a mansard roof canted bay projection. Coupled windows with rinceaux carved panels
above heads. French scrolled iron balcony on fluted stone brackets carried round at
first floor level to octagonal tower. Balconettes of similar design to upper floor
windows. Sill bands and moulded eaves cornice. The tower has dome, originally
copper but now felted. At the base of tower is Pompeian Doric column doorway with
lunette above entablature in ornately carved surround with female head keystone.
Modernised main entrance to Cheapside.
Listing NGR: SE1644733257
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