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Wesley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Baildon, Bradford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8528 / 53°51'9"N

Longitude: -1.7663 / 1°45'58"W

OS Eastings: 415467

OS Northings: 439638

OS Grid: SE154396

Mapcode National: GBR JR3W.DM

Mapcode Global: WHC92.VF28

Entry Name: Wesley House

Listing Date: 15 December 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337856

Location: Baildon, Bradford, BD17

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Baildon

Built-Up Area: Baildon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Baildon St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE1539NW BAILDON BROWGATE
(west side)

10/5 Nos9 (Wesley House)
15.12.75 11 and 13

GV II

Former Wesleyan Methodist preaching house now restaurant (No 9),
attached to 2 cottages now workshop and office. No 9 and No 11
dated 1755, No 13 early C19. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate
roof. 2 storeys. Forms a U-shaped block with No 13 to left.
This has 2 bays. Doorway with tie-stone jambs in 2nd bay. All
windows have plain stone surrounds, 4-paned sashes to 1st floor,
former shop window to ground floor. Stack to left gable.
Set back No 11 has 3 bays. 1st bay has doorway with monolithic
jambs, 3rd bay has segmental-arched doorway with voussoirs and
skew-backs, bears date and initials " JB ". Set between bays is
window with plain stone surrounds. Above, three 16-paned sashes.
Stack to rear of this range. No 9 breaks forward, gable fronted.
Quoins. Ground floor has side shop window and doorway with wooden
surrounds of indeterminate date. 1st floor has tall semicircular-
arched window with voussoirs and skew-backs. Coped gable with
kneelers. Stack to rear of this range. Attached to left is small
1½ storeyed gabled outshut possibly containing staircase originally.

Interior: 3-bay roof with 2 king-post trusses with deep cambered
tie-beans, single angle struts and stop-chamfered curved braces
to the ridge.

John Wesley is said to have preached from the 1st-floor window on
his last visit to Baildon on Saturday, July 22nd, 1786 (La Page,p83)
J. La Page, The Story of Baildon, 1951.


Listing NGR: SE1546739638

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