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Midland Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7938 / 53°47'37"N

Longitude: -1.752 / 1°45'7"W

OS Eastings: 416434

OS Northings: 433087

OS Grid: SE164330

Mapcode National: GBR JKK.BK

Mapcode Global: WHC99.1WZY

Entry Name: Midland Bank

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208878

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336864

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

(east side)

No 47
SE 1633 SW 36/833 (Midland Bank)


Corner site with Bank Street. Circa 1900 neo Baroque but quite restrained detail.
Four storey and mansard attic. Ashlar with horizontal grooving to ground floor,
struck into window arches; grooved quoin pilasters to upper floors. Cornice over
ground floor from which rises engaged Roman Ionic colonnade double columns to corners
on both fronts, carried up to entablature with modillion bracket cornice over second
floor. The colonnades articulate 4 windows to Market Street and 6 to Bank Street.
The third floor attic storey is articulated by panelled pilasters, dentil secondary
cornice broken forward over them and over window heads. Pedimented dormers in mansard
roof. The corner has an inset bow, the second floor consisting of a set back drum,
buttressed by 2 large scrolls, with dentil cornice below finialed lead dome. Round
headed ground floor windows; architrave surrounds to first and second floor windows,
gutter to sills; corner first floor window similar with addition of profile scrolls
and the second floor window above has a cartouche crest set in frieze. Fluted
architrave surround to corner entrance - pedimented doorway at end of Bank Street
front. Good banking hall, the ceiling divided into large rectangular compartments:
Greek key bands, guilloche soffits to beans and dentil strings. The ceiling is
supported centrally by a range of giant Roman Doric columns. Important corner site.

Listing NGR: SE1643433087

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

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