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The Cartwright Memorial Hall (Art Gallery and Museum) in Lister Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Manningham, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8122 / 53°48'43"N

Longitude: -1.7717 / 1°46'18"W

OS Eastings: 415130

OS Northings: 435120

OS Grid: SE151351

Mapcode National: GBR JFC.40

Mapcode Global: WHC98.RFJW

Entry Name: The Cartwright Memorial Hall (Art Gallery and Museum) in Lister Park

Listing Date: 14 June 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336736

Location: Bradford, BD9

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Manningham

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Manningham St Paul and St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Manningham BD9

The Cartwright Memorial Hall
(Art Gallery and Museum) in
Lister Park
SE 1535 22/132 14.6.63


1900-03, J W Simpson and M Allen competition winning design. Grand neo-Baroque
design of very fine quality ashlar masonry. Symmetrical composition with pilastered
wings and 2 storey centre feature of large semi-circular arched port cochère
surmounted by Venetian aedicule balcony and open pediment with broken entablature
supported by coupled, enriched, Roman Ionic engaged columns. Above rises a stepped
attic supporting an elaborately detailed cupola with statues at the corners of the
base. The interior is treated in a grand Baroque manner as well. Imperial staircase
to the upper floor, glazed barrel vaulted columned landing and top light galleries.
The design of Cartwright Hall bears some comparison with the Brussels Palais de

Listing NGR: SE1513035120

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

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