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8, Piccadilly Bd1

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7953 / 53°47'43"N

Longitude: -1.7529 / 1°45'10"W

OS Eastings: 416371

OS Northings: 433252

OS Grid: SE163332

Mapcode National: GBR JKK.41

Mapcode Global: WHC99.1VJT

Entry Name: 8, Piccadilly Bd1

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337008

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

(east side)

No 8
SE 1633 SW 36/959


Dated 1871, former History and Scientific Institute. Italianate and slight
Renaissance details. Three tall storeys, dressed sandstone "brick" with
ashlar dressings and ground floor. Three bay front. On ground floor window
bays flanked by grooved piers rising from plinth, foliate band coping
Entablature with blocking courses as sill band to first floor; second floor
sill band. Deep modillion bracket eaves cornice. Shop fronts inserted to
ground floor window bays and modern glazed shop doors to centre. The upper
part of original doorway survives with large console brackets supporting
balconette with pierced circle balustrade. Two light windows, with foliate
capped pilasters dividing, in eared architrave surrounds on first floor. The
centre window is narrower and has flanking pilasters frieze and pediment with
acroterion. Plaque above in centre of top floor with medallion relief of
eagle and inscription. The flanking windows have plain dividing mullions.

Listing NGR: SE1637133252

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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