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670 and 670a, Great Horton Road

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Horton, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7802 / 53°46'48"N

Longitude: -1.7864 / 1°47'10"W

OS Eastings: 414174

OS Northings: 431558

OS Grid: SE141315

Mapcode National: GBR JBQ.0G

Mapcode Global: WHC9G.J7KW

Entry Name: 670 and 670a, Great Horton Road

Listing Date: 4 September 1952

Last Amended: 9 August 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336477

Location: Bradford, BD7

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Great Horton

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Great Horton St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

Nos 67O and 67OA

(formerly listed as No 67O)
SE 1431 NW 5O/58 4.9.52


Substantial hall built in 1746 and originally known as Brooksbank House, principal
residence of the Brooksbanks, one of the most important families of Horton Magna in
the C17 and early C18. The rectangular plan, roof type and symmetrical fenestration
indicate the new appreciation of classical proportions but despite the date, many
details still adhere to the traditional vernacular. Two-storeys, large sandstone
"bricks', plat band, corbel brackets to eaves of hipped stone slate roof, corniced
chimneys. Broad front with 4 large 6 light chamfered mullion and transom windows.
Original weather coped doorhead set below eaves. Later C18 eared architrave doorway
with pediment. Panel inscribed GB 1746 (Gilbert Brooksbank). Large cross mullioned
windows to east side flanking bays 3 light stair window. The rear has flanking
wings, the gables surmounted by corniced chimneys, parapets with moulded coping swept
up to them.

Listing NGR: SE1417431558

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

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