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Langley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Baildon, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.851 / 53°51'3"N

Longitude: -1.7561 / 1°45'21"W

OS Eastings: 416143

OS Northings: 439448

OS Grid: SE161394

Mapcode National: GBR JR5X.M8

Mapcode Global: WHC93.0G1L

Entry Name: Langley House

Listing Date: 14 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134144

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338084

Location: Baildon, Bradford, BD17

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Baildon

Built-Up Area: Baildon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Baildon St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:


7/10 Langley House

- II

Large house. 1877 probably designed by John-Waige. Brick and stucco. Slate
hipped roofs. Italianate style. 2 storey moulded plinths, first floor band
and bracketted entablature. Entrance front has central 2 storey porch with
fluted Doric door surround, surmounted by a pediment, a pair of double doors
with overlight. Above a single cross window. To the left a square bay with 4
plain sashes, topped by a balustrade and above 2 plain sashes in moulded
surrounds. To the right a canted bay with 4 plain sashes topped by a
balustrade and above a pair of plain sashes in a moulded surround topped by a
large segmental pediment, with an open pediment above. Garden front, 8 bays
with an off-centre square bay with 3 plain sashes, to the left 2 plain sashes,
a projecting rusticated bay, and a single plain sash beyond, all with moulded
surrounds. To the right 2 similar sashes, and beyond a projecting wing with a
bow window with 3 cross casements. Above a segment headed sash, with 3
similar sashes to the right and 2 to the left, beyond 2 more sashes in
projecting portion. Interior has an extremely impressive staircase hall with
elaborate plaster coving and highly decorated panelled ceiling with stained
glass. The stair has a single flight and double flight remains and a gallery
on 3 sides above all with bulbous balustrades and circular newels surrounded
by brass lamps. The walls have dado panelling with good door surrounds and
fine doors. All the main reception rooms on the ground floor have fine
quality detailing, with ornate plaster ceilings dado panelling, fire surrounds
and overmantles. The dining room has a particularly fine fireplace with a
fluted pilaster overmantle, and also pilasters either-side of the main bay
windows, plus folding doors which connect with the drawing room. The main
bathroom has fine tiles and an unusual shower unit.

Listing NGR: SE1614339448

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

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