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Bradford College Grove Building

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.791 / 53°47'27"N

Longitude: -1.7616 / 1°45'41"W

OS Eastings: 415801

OS Northings: 432768

OS Grid: SE158327

Mapcode National: GBR JHL.8L

Mapcode Global: WHC98.XZ94

Entry Name: Bradford College Grove Building

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133143

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336493

Location: Bradford, BD7

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Horton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

Bradford College, Grove Building
SE 1532 45/551


Formerly the Mannville New Connection chapel built in 1877 to the designs of Hill and
Swann, a Leeds practice. Large sandstone ashlar chapel with elaborate Italianate-
debased neo classical detail. Two-storey 5 bay front raised in semi-basement due to
sloping site. Rusticated and panelled quoin pilasters, coupled and single plain
pilasters articulating 3 central bays on first floor. Panelled frieze and heavy
dentilled cornice. Above centre and supported by large inverted consoles set against
parapet is an open pedimented gable with antifixae and anthemion crowning. Flanking
bays have balustraded parapet with vase capping to terminal dies. Portico entrance
of 6 Composite columns, outer ones as pairs, carrying dentil entablature, set at
head of broad flight of steps. Round headed windows pilaster framed on first floor.
Linked to east is a later, circa 19OO, wing with hip domed tower and segmental
pedimented oculi dormers of Beaux Arts derivation. Prominent site balancing the
Technical College opposite.

Listing NGR: SE1580132768

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

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