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Latitude: 53.8237 / 53°49'25"N
Longitude: -1.8611 / 1°51'39"W
OS Eastings: 409241
OS Northings: 436393
OS Grid: SE092363
Mapcode National: GBR HSF7.W1
Mapcode Global: WHC97.D40Z
Entry Name: Mechanics Institute
Listing Date: 5 May 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1314306
English Heritage Legacy ID: 337976
Location: Wilsden, Bradford, BD15
Civil Parish: Wilsden
Built-Up Area: Wilsden
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Wilsden
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE0936 BINGLEY MAIN STREET
17/125 Mechanics Institute
Mechanics Institute now restaurant. Dated 1837. Hammer-dressed
stone, Welsh blue-slate roof. 2 storeys to front and left-hand
return, 3 storeys to right-hand return. 3-bay symmetrical facade.
Doorway with monolithic jambs, consoles and cornice has Gothic glazed
overlight. Set above is plaque engraved
To either side on both floors a window with projecting sill. Moulded
stone gutter. Hipped roof. Right-hand return of 6 bays with 3 cottage
doorways set in basement and single-light and 2-light windows to each
Formerly had a library of 4,000 volumes, with a lecture room (now
ballroom) and museum.
Kellys Directory - West Yorkshire, (1907), p109.
Listing NGR: SE0924136393
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