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Idle Young Mens Christian Association Youth Community Centre

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bradford, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8374 / 53°50'14"N

Longitude: -1.7329 / 1°43'58"W

OS Eastings: 417671

OS Northings: 437941

OS Grid: SE176379

Mapcode National: GBR JP1.DY

Mapcode Global: WHC93.CT10

Plus Code: 9C5WR7P8+XR

Entry Name: Idle Young Mens Christian Association Youth Community Centre

Listing Date: 4 September 1952

Last Amended: 9 August 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337239

Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD10

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Idle and Thackley

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Idle Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Idle BD10

Idle YMCA Youth and
Community Centre
(formerly listed as
Sunday School)
SE 1737 19/76 4.9.52


Built as a chapel of ease in 1630 but not consecrated until 1692 and prior
to this date used by non-conformist congregations as well, an unusual case.
On an island site the chapel is erected on a plain rectangular plan, built
of coursed gritstone with plinth and flush quoins. Stone slate roof, coped
gable ends with shaped kneelers surmounted by small ball finials. Small square
stone bellcot to north-west gable with corbel support, blind arched panels
to sides, small crow wing finial. The side windows of the chapel have a
domestic character with chamfered mullioned-transomed round-headed lights.
The south-east gable has a large window with simple Perpendicular tracery
formed by diminishing rows of round-headed lights, a pattern very similar to
the Old Bell Chapel at Thornton and Holy Trinity, Low Moor. On east side is a
moulted jamb doorway with ogee shaped head dated 1630. The interior has been

Listing NGR: SE1767137941

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

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