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Heaton Mount management Training Centre, University of Bradford

A Grade II Listed Building in Heaton, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8172 / 53°49'1"N

Longitude: -1.7762 / 1°46'34"W

OS Eastings: 414834

OS Northings: 435682

OS Grid: SE148356

Mapcode National: GBR JD9.56

Mapcode Global: WHC98.P9DZ

Entry Name: Heaton Mount management Training Centre, University of Bradford

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336410

Location: Bradford, BD9

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Heaton

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Heaton St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Heaton BD9

Heaton Mount

(Part of the Management Training Centre,

University of Bradford)
SE 1435 22/488


Designed by a local architect, J T Fairbank for Robert Kell in 1864 and purchased in
1889 by the Ambler family, owners of the Midland Mills. A substantial and self
important villa residence with lavish Italianate-Baroque detailing. Finely wrought
ashlar masonry. Half H plan on 2-storeys with narrow recessed entrance bay. The
wings have full height slightly canted bays with rounded corners. Plinth; full
entablature across ground floor and returned to sides; chamfered rusticated quoins
to wings; bed mould to frieze and modillion bracket cornice with balustraded
parapet, the dies surmounted by carved irons, particularly ornate over comers of
wings. Arcaded windows with slender Corinthian pilasters. Projecting from the
centre is a Corinthian columned and pilastered porch at the head of a broad flight
of steps. Ground floor entablature returned over porch with elaborately carved and
crested parapet flanked by carver irons. Similar coupled windows to return elevations
with pierced balconies. The south-east front commands a terrace overlooking spacious
hillside grounds. Interior considerably altered, but retains staircase with ornately
turned banisters.

Listing NGR: SE1483435682

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

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