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Former Sion Chapel and Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7938 / 53°47'37"N

Longitude: -1.7436 / 1°44'36"W

OS Eastings: 416988

OS Northings: 433089

OS Grid: SE169330

Mapcode National: GBR JMK.4K

Mapcode Global: WHC99.5WZY

Plus Code: 9C5WQ7V4+GH

Entry Name: Former Sion Chapel and Presbytery

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133122

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336534

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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28.3.74 Former Sion Chapel
SE 1733 35/151 - and Presbytery
SE 1633 SE 37/151


Now an Italian Club. Dated 1873, by Lockwood and Mawson for the Baptists.
Contemporary with the architects Town Hall but here employing a rich Italianate
classical style. Two-storeys sandstone ashlar, a large rectangular plan chapel
extending back along Peckover Street with presbytery occupying far end of site.
1:3:1 bay front. Engaged, richly carved Corinthian portico with central columns and
terminal pilasters backed by ΒΌ pilasters, deep entablature and modillion bracketed
pediment with acrotaria. The entablature is carried over one window slightly
recessed flanking bays with giant Corinthian quoin pilasters. Three panelled doors
to portico with broad pilasters supporting entablature at first floor level. First
floor windows in shouldered moulded architraves with small pediments and carved
apron panels. Carved scrolled lead decoration to circular date panel in tympanum
of portico pediment. One bay similar return to Peckover Street and plain sandstone
brick side range up to presbytery. This has a 2-storey elevation of 7 bays with sill
bands and bracketed eaves cornice. Slate roof, corniced chimneys. Recessed sills
with apron panels, the reveals carried down to sill band on first floor. Panelled
door with rectangular fanlight moulded cornice above on fluted console brackets.

Listing NGR: SE1698833089

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