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Burley House

A Grade I Listed Building in Burley in Wharfedale, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.9108 / 53°54'38"N

Longitude: -1.7423 / 1°44'32"W

OS Eastings: 417027

OS Northings: 446105

OS Grid: SE170461

Mapcode National: GBR JR86.LT

Mapcode Global: WHC8Q.6YLR

Entry Name: Burley House

Listing Date: 18 July 1949

Last Amended: 20 May 1976

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337589

Location: Burley, Bradford, LS29

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Burley

Built-Up Area: Burley in Wharfedale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Burley-in-Wharfedale St Mary the Blessed Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Burley in Wharfedale
LS 29 7DZ
Burley House (formerly
listed under General)
SE 1746 8/21 18.7.49.
Later C18. A small mansion now converted to a hotel. Free standing, with its
outbuildings, and well set back from the road, here running south-east. 2 storeys.
Ashlar-fronted. Hipped roof behind parapet (with urns on corners). Sash windows
with glazing bars. String course below sills of lower windows and 2 string courses
between storeys. Cornice. Main east front: symmetrical, with 5 windows, the centre
3 in slight projection beneath modillioned pediment (crowned with finial and enclosing
oval window). Inset balustrading between string courses beneath upper windows.
Central arched doorway (with fanlight) within aedicule. South front: 5 windows.
Central 2-storey canted bay. North front has venetian window within arch, lighting
staircase. Narrower 2-storey extension to west, left of south front.
Interior: finely moulded decoration in style of Adam to doorcases, friezes etc.
Opening to staircase framed by pair of columns. Elaborate decoration of fan etc
to stair window; wooden balustrade, every 3rd baluster being spiral. Main room
behind bay has richly decorated apses in canted sides of balancing inner end.
Former fireplace of inlaid marble now removed.

Listing NGR: SE1702746105

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

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