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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1133469
English Heritage Legacy ID: 337715
Location: Ilkley, Bradford, LS29
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
5111 WELLS ROAD
Ilkley LS29 9RP
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
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