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Main Block Fronting Road to Bradford Children's Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Manningham, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8081 / 53°48'29"N

Longitude: -1.771 / 1°46'15"W

OS Eastings: 415176

OS Northings: 434674

OS Grid: SE151346

Mapcode National: GBR JFD.8G

Mapcode Global: WHC98.RJVY

Entry Name: Main Block Fronting Road to Bradford Children's Hospital

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337299

Location: Bradford, BD8

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Manningham

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Manningham St Paul and St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Heaton BD8

Main block fronting
road to Bradford
Children's Hospital
SE 1534 NW 28/1175


Purpose built children's hospital of 1883. A symmetrical elevation of domestic
character. Crisply modelled and subtly balanced Jacobean-William and Mary
detailing. Two-storeys, basement and 2 tier attic. Sandstone "brick" with
ashlar dressings, fine quality masonry. Steep pitched slate roof. Banded
quoin pilasters and string courses. The centre of the front with tall narrow
William and Mary windows flanked by shallow gabled breaks. These have mullioned
canted bay windows with deep parapets on ground floor and at attic level open,
scrolled, carved pediment windows with scroll decorated aprons. Two large
hipped roof dormers to first tier of attic. The second tier has 5 tall, narrow
pedimented dormers, the centre flanked by tall corniced ashlar chimney stacks.
Recessed arched porch to centre of front with flanking pilaster strips rising
to strapwork carved date panel. To the north is a short circa 1900 wing with
an ogee domed stair tower linking with a large 2-storey circular ward and
operating theatre block of the same date. Tall narrow windows on sill courses,
small broken scrolled pediments set on string courses above first floor window
heads. A tall octagonal chimney rises from the centre-of the block. Delicate
cast iron balustrade to parapet.

Listing NGR: SE1517634674

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

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