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Caspian House

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Bradford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7946 / 53°47'40"N

Longitude: -1.7443 / 1°44'39"W

OS Eastings: 416938

OS Northings: 433170

OS Grid: SE169331

Mapcode National: GBR JLK.Z9

Mapcode Global: WHC99.5WMD

Entry Name: Caspian House

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336388

Location: Bradford, BD1

County: Bradford

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

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Listing Text

1.
5111 EAST PARADE BD1
(west side)

No 61

SE 1633 SE 37/468 (Caspian House)

II


2.
Corner site with Peckover Street. A fine ashlar sandstone warehouse/office palazzo
with bevelled corner, built in 1871 and designed by Eli Milnes. Five-storeys with
semi-basement; reeded plinth, alternate, deeply rebated, pulvinated and reeded
courses to basement; deep pulvinated band course to raised ground floor which has
reeded courses throughout. Moulded sill courses to first and second floors. Deep
moulded eaves cornice on modillion brackets. The bevelled corner (lighting circular
stair well) is flanked on upper floors by foliate capped pilasters with rusticated
shafts. First floor corner window has carved architrave surround and console brackets
to segmental pediment with iron finial. Balcony on large carved consoles above doorway.
The latter has rustication returned with deep reveals, rinceaux carved doorhead and
roll moulded arch carved with vine leaves shell and scrollwork carved in tympanum.
The basement windows of this warehouse, as with others in the area, have finely
wrought iron grilles of abstract geometric design.


Listing NGR: SE1693833170

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