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Feversham Street First School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7924 / 53°47'32"N

Longitude: -1.7412 / 1°44'28"W

OS Eastings: 417145

OS Northings: 432926

OS Grid: SE171329

Mapcode National: GBR JML.M3

Mapcode Global: WHC99.7Y32

Entry Name: Feversham Street First School

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336441

Location: Bradford, BD3

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Bowling and Barkerend

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bradford St Clement

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text



Board school. 1873, commissioned by the Bradford School Board (found in 1870) from Lockwood and Mawson. An expensive Gothic Revival style design with Early English details. Single-storey long rectangular plan, asymmetrical front. Sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings.
Cross wing hall at north-east end. Two light mullioned windows to school rooms. Off centre group of gabled cross hall with paired 2 light plate tracery windows, flanked by elaborate small scale tower porch with colonetted and spired lantern rising on octagonal shaft from broached base, to left hand pinnacled buttress to right with gabled porch abutting. Steep pitched slate roofs. Finials to gable ends.
This school later (1876) became the first mixed Higher Elementary Board School in England.

Listing NGR: SE1714532926

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

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