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Ilkley College wells House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilkley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.92 / 53°55'12"N

Longitude: -1.8261 / 1°49'34"W

OS Eastings: 411516

OS Northings: 447110

OS Grid: SE115471

Mapcode National: GBR HRP3.FJ

Mapcode Global: WHC8N.XQLQ

Entry Name: Ilkley College wells House

Listing Date: 20 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337715

Location: Ilkley, Bradford, LS29

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Ilkley

Built-Up Area: Ilkley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ilkley St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Ilkley LS29 9RP
Wells House
(Ilkley College)
SE 1147 1/65
Originally a very large hydropathic establishment, now part of a college of education. Circa 1860, by Cuthbert Brodrick. 3 storeys. Ashlar. Symmetrical rectangular design. Main front to north: 9 sash windows (of different sizes of pane on different floors), 2 end bays projecting and having attic storey above. Ground floor segmental heads; shouldered panels below (central doorway in coved reveal). 1st storey: round-headed with blocked, vermiculated surrounds and carved floral motif in panels below. 2nd storey: grooved pilaster strips, semi-circular decorative pendants. Attics: 3 round-headed windows flanked by composite pilasters and separated by composite columns supporting bracketed cornice. Further pilasters at outer corners with fielded panels between.
Ground storey is rusticated with double string course above. Similar, smaller
one over 1st storey. Moulded frieze with paired brackets, over 2nd storey, supporting big cornice and pierced balustrade. North side has central bay of 3 windows on all storeys and attics in place of balustrade.

Listing NGR: SE1151647110

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

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