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Thorpe Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7939 / 53°47'37"N

Longitude: -1.7536 / 1°45'12"W

OS Eastings: 416330

OS Northings: 433090

OS Grid: SE163330

Mapcode National: GBR JJK.ZK

Mapcode Global: WHC99.1W7X

Entry Name: Thorpe Buildings

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337254

Location: Bradford, BD1

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cathedral Church of St Peter Bradford

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 1633 SW 36/1134

Nos 2 and 4(Thorpe Buildings)

1871 to 1876 by Hope and Jardine.Triangular site with Hustlergate and Ivygate.An early department store,the premises of George Thorpe and Co,since altered.Four-storeys,ashlar Italianate detail.Console bracket cornice.Two or three window bays to each front,separating three window groups with engaged Composite columns to each floor.Altered ground floor with banking premises to west corner having Roman Ionic columns and wreath capped pilasters.The bank corner is splayed with tripartite columned bow to first floor.Doubled columns flanking with floor tripartite windows.Aedicula dormer above corner with segmental pediment,cresting and flanking scrolls,columnar parapeted curved corniced dormers to each front alternating with panelled tall corniced chimneys.

Listing NGR: SE1633033090

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

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