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Shipley Conservative Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8337 / 53°50'1"N

Longitude: -1.7754 / 1°46'31"W

OS Eastings: 414881

OS Northings: 437522

OS Grid: SE148375

Mapcode National: GBR JD3.B8

Mapcode Global: WHC92.PWSV

Plus Code: 9C5WR6MF+FV

Entry Name: Shipley Conservative Club

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Last Amended: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337513

Location: Bradford, BD18

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Shipley

Built-Up Area: Shipley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Shipley St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 13 NW

OTLEY ROAD (east side)
Nos. 76, 78, 80 and 82 (Shipley Conservative Club)
(Known as Shipley Old Hall and also Shipley Low Hall)

(Formerly listed as Shipley Old Hall (Shipley Conservative Club))

(Formerly listed as Nos 78 and 82 (Shipley Old Hall))


Hall house, now Conservative Club. Left wing late C17, central
section and right wing early C18. Coursed, squared rubble. Ashlar
quoins and dressings to C18 parts. Stone slate roofs. Two storeys.
U-shaped plan. The C17 wing is gabled and has C19 ground-floor openings
under continuous hoodmould and two 3-light double-chamfered mullion
windows to 1st floor (all mullions removed) under continuous hoodmould.
Gable copings on moulded kneelers. Broad central stack. The central
section is classical in character, of 3-bays,and was symmetrical. The
central doorway, now part-blocked, has eared and shouldered architrave
with cornice. The central 1st-floor window has similar surround.
Cross-windows with some early glazing to 1st floor. Window to ground-
floor right is now enlarged to form doorway. The right wing is gabled,
has rusticated quoins and has 2 cross-windows to each floor, those to
1st-floor being blind. Oculus in gable apex. The C18 parts have band
between floors and eaves cornice. A balustrade over the central section
has recently been removed. At the rear of the left wing is an early
doorway with cambered head above which is an escutcheon with shield and
supporters, but very badly eroded. Round-arched staircase window at
rear of central part. The right return elevation is the main facade
to the right wing and is of 5 bays with rusticated quoins and tall
sash windows in architraves. C20 ground-floor extension. Central
1st-floor window now doorway. Band between floors, eaves cornice and
parapet all return from the gable front, but in the centre the parapet
rises to form a circular false dormer.

Interior: Mainly modernised. Contemporary dog-leg staircase in central
part with moulded and ramped handrail and moulded and pulvinated string.
Balusters not visible. Square, panelled newels. Original panelling
surviving in a 1st-floor room at rear of central part has deeply-moulded
fielded panels in 2 tiers with taller upper tier. In the same room is a
contemporary fireplace, partly obscured, with panel over. A 1st-floor
fireplace survives (altered). at rear of C17 wing. Some early panelled

C. Giles, RCHM report, March 1978.

Listing NGR: SE1488137522

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

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