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Furness House, Forward House, Equity Chambers and Auburn House

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Bradford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7966 / 53°47'47"N

Longitude: -1.7546 / 1°45'16"W

OS Eastings: 416259

OS Northings: 433395

OS Grid: SE162333

Mapcode National: GBR JJJ.RL

Mapcode Global: WHC99.0TRT

Plus Code: 9C5WQ6WW+J4

Entry Name: Furness House, Forward House, Equity Chambers and Auburn House

Listing Date: 23 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459259

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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Description

SE 1633 SW
36/10012

MANOR ROW (West side),
Nos. 13, 15 & 17 Furness House

9/8/83

GV II

Includes No. 8 Forward House, DUKE STREET.
Includes: Nos 40 & 42 Equity Chambers & Auburn House. PICCADILLY.

(Formerly listed with 1-11 Manor Row and 4 Duke Street)

Wool warehouse and office chambers. c1890. Dressed sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. 5 storeys plus attic. 26 windows to west, 10 windows to north, 11 windows to south and 7 windows to east, with single window at each of the 3 canted corners. Rusticated basement, ashlar ground floor, cill bands and dentillated eaves cornice. Various wall stacks. Segment headed windows to the ground floor and flat headed windows above. Piccadilly front has central bay with slightly projecting ashlar pilasters rising through all floors to a pedimented dormer. Central segment headed doorway with small flanking windows, above a tripartite window in a moulded ashlar surround to each floor, that to the dormer with a rounded head. The 3 canted comers each have an ashlar door surround, and above pilaster strips plus pilaster strips to the flanking side windows. All these windows have moulded ashlar hoods and impost bands. Each comer is topped with a pedimented dormer with a round headed window and flanking parapets. The east and south fronts also have large loading entrances with pedimented ashlar surrounds. A large scale and architecturally impressive group of late Victorian wool warehouses and offices.

Listing NGR: SE1625933395

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